Ted M. Benn
NCA ChairPartner, Thompson & Knight LLP
Ted M. Benn is a partner at Thompson & Knight LLP and a member of the Real Estate and Banking practice. He counsels clients on a wide variety of real estate, corporate, and general business matters, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, partnerships and joint ventures, debt and equity financings, lease transactions, management and consulting arrangements, and real estate developments. His diverse practice has resulted in the representation of clients of all sizes in both domestic and international transactions. He has significant experience in the hospitality, golf, and private club industries and is a frequent author and speaker on private club-related matters.
Benn sits on the Executive Committee of the Board of Downtown Dallas, Inc., and serves as Treasurer. He is a member of the American and Dallas Bar Associations and was named a Texas Super Lawyer® by Thomson Reuters in 2010-2015 and as one of the Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc., in 2012-2016, and Who’s Who Legal: Energy by Law Research Business Limited in 2014-2015. Prior to rejoining Thompson & Knight, Benn served as in-house counsel for ClubCorp, Inc.
Benn attended Mankato State University for his undergraduate studies and earned his J.D. at Baylor Law School, where he was the lead articles editor for the Baylor Law Review.