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Michael P. Benson


Practice Areas


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri


J.D., Washington University School of Law, cum laude, Global Studies Law Review, 2016

B.A., DePauw University, Biology, cum laude, 2011


Mike Benson represents construction clients in litigation and arbitration, contract negotiation, mechanic’s liens, and other matters. His experience includes reviewing bid packages, contract documents, change orders, and correspondence to determine authorized work and potential damages, as well as determining whether requirements for filing mechanic’s liens have been followed.   

During law school, Mike worked as a management consultant intern and also interned for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office’s Agriculture and Environment Division. In addition, he worked with the Washington University Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, where he conducted legal and technical research and drafted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court explaining control technologies available to regulate hazardous air pollutants.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Moot Court Golden Quill Award
  • Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy
  • CALI Award in Commercial Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2022-2024

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