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Robert Benton Promoted to Partner

January 2014

Robert D. Benton has been promoted from of counsel to partner at Wiley Rein LLP. He represents for-profit and nonprofit entities in compliance, governance, and transactional matters all over the world. His nonprofit experience includes compliance with rules governing political and lobbying activities, establishing nonprofits, federal tax reporting, international grants, and corporate governance practices.  Since completing law school, Mr. Benton has worked as district representative for former U.S. Rep. Charles W. Stenholm (D-TX) and as an adjunct professor of Business Law at Angelo State University.  He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Baylor University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.