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Brian M. Bennett

Brian M. Bennett

Brian is an attorney in the Louisville office, where he is a member of the Creditors' Rights &  Bankruptcy Service Group.

Brian's practice focuses on lender liability actions, contested mortgage litigation, consumer protection litigation (TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA), commercial foreclosure, forcible detainer & eviction and other real estate disputes, residential and commercial compliance, and general commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Brian has served on the Louisville Office Recruiting Committee since 2011 and served as the Louisville Office Summer Associate program coordinator during summer 2017. He is also a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.

Recent Assignments

  • Successfully defended appeal challenging lender's standing to enforce loan documents
  • Obtained summary judgment in state court involving alleged fraud, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and breach of contract during loan modification review
  • Counsel for mortgage servicer in bench trial of state court case involving attempted invalidation of mortgage and common law claim for breach of contract
  • Obtained summary judgment for mortgage servicer in state court residential foreclosure action involving alleged rescission under the federal Truth-in-Lending Act
  • Received judgment and repossession of secured collateral for client at the bench trial of a state court action where client's secured collateral changed hands multiple times

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

More Than Stites & Harbison

Mr. Bennett has a passion for mentoring and has served as a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana since 2006. He is also a board member of Capital Access Corporation-Kentucky. Brian is an avid runner and a lifelong fan and supporter of the University of Louisville. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea, and his triplet sons, Aiden, Bryson, and Theo. A Louisville native, Mr. Bennett participated in the firm's summer associate program in 2009 and also clerked with the firm during his final semester of law school.

Community Involvement

  • The Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, Brandeis Inn of Court, Barrister member
  • Capital Access Corporation-Kentucky, Board Member
  • Louisville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Vice Chair (2014); Chair (2015)
  • Legal Aid Society, Domestic Violence Advocacy Program, volunteer attorney (2012-2016)
  • Leadership Louisville Center, Focus Louisville, graduate (2014); Ignite Louisville, graduate (2015)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, volunteer Big Brother (2006-present); Big Leadership Team, Vice-President (2016-17)
  • Credit Abuse Resistance Education (C.A.R.E), presenter
  • Beargrass Christian Church, Young Adults Committee; Legal Committee
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity, Iota Lambda Chapter, House Corporation President