Luis F. Benavides Associate

Luis represents lenders and borrowers in various finance transactions. Before joining McGuireWoods, he served as a legal intern for a Fortune 500 company and as a summer associate for an investment banking firm. Additionally, he is a licensed patent attorney with prior technology transfer experience.

As a law student, Luis received a CALI Award for the highest grades in Business Organizations, Negotiation and Legal Writing.

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, cum laude, Member, Wake Forest Law Review, 2017
  • Wake Forest University School of Business, MBA, 2017
  • University of South Florida, MS, Biotechnology, 2014
  • University of South Florida, BA, Economics, 2013
  • University of South Florida, BS, Biomedical Sciences, 2013

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Named to "Top Lawyers Under 40," Hispanic National Bar Association, 2022

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law, 2022, 2023

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Spanish
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