Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law (2006)
B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, University of Texas at Dallas (1997)

Biography

Ms. Benes practices in all areas of business law. Her experience includes the formation, conversion, and governance of domestic and foreign entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. Ms. Benes also assists entities in mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, credit facilities, and other general corporate matters.

During law school, Ms. Benes gained valuable experience through her internships with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Education and Professional Background

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law (2006)

  • Executive Editor and Staff Editor, Computer Law Review and Technology Journal 
  • President, Corporate Law Association 
  • Attended summer law program at University College, Oxford

B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, University of Texas at Dallas (1997)

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Attended law school on a Dean’s Scholarship
  • Attended undergraduate school on a full scholarship
  • National Merit Scholar

Dallas Office

Ph (214) 706-4200
Fx (214) 706-4242
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201

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