also known as J. Todd Benson, Todd Benson
I am a trial lawyer handling oil and gas and commercial and business disputes, substantial personal injury matters, and appeals in state and federal courts.
I received his undergraduate and law degrees at Louisiana State University Law Center, where I was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and the Order of the Coif, an honorary society of the top ten percent of each graduating class. After graduating, I was a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.
I was admitted to the Louisiana bar in 1995 and to the State Bar of Texas in 2001. I am admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District, Eastern District and Middle District of Louisiana, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Louisiana state courts, and Texas state courts. I have practiced law since August of 1996, including a time as General Counsel for Tango Transport, Inc., a large trucking company.
Licensed since 1995
Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (25-40%)
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2001||05/24/2015|
|LA||Eligible to practice law||1995||05/03/2015|
|Louisiana Bar Journal||"Get That Writ: Civil Practice Before the Louisiana Supreme Court||2000|
|Civil RICO Reporter||Reves v. Ernst & Young||1995|
|Louisiana Law Review||Reves v. Ernst & Young: Is RICO Corrupt||1994|
|Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center||N/A||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||1995|