John T. Benjamin, Jr.: Graduated from Boston University Law School in 1991; Graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. Licensed by the State of North Carolina in March of 1992; Admitted to Practice in all Federal Courts in North Carolina; Admitted to Practice in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Member of the North Carolina State Bar Association, Member of the Wake County Bar Association, Member of the American Bar Association; Member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association.
Areas of Concentration: Civil Litigation, Risk Assessment, Claims Avoidance, Bank Litigation, Construction Law and Contracts. Mr. Benjamin has handled numerous lawsuits on behalf of banks and services in both State and Federal court. Trials in all courts and tribunals and appellate work.
Mr. Benjamin was selected to the Legal Elite in the area of Construction Litigation in 2003; January 2004, Business North Carolina.
The other lawyers in the state selected John T. Benjamin, Jr. as one of the Legal Elite in the specialty of Litigation in 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; January 2008, Business North Carolina; January 2014 Business North Carolina. January 2015 Business North Carolina; January 2016 Business North Carolina; January 2017 Business North Carolina.
Mr. Benjamin was honored as one of the top lawyers in North Carolina in Legal Leaders North Carolina’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2013, published by the American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The Wall Street Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com.
Mr. Benjamin’s firm was selected as one of the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Tier 2 or Tier 3 Best Law firms in North Carolina by US News World Report and Best Lawyers. January 2015, Business North Carolina.
The other lawyers in the state selected John T. Benjamin, Jr. as one of the Best Lawyers in the area of Construction Litigation in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Mr. Benjamin was selected as one of the Top Attorneys of North America in Commercial Litigation. Top Attorneys of North America 2016.
The Law Office of John T. Benjamin, Jr., P.A. was named AI’s Most Innovative Law Firm of 2016 in the USA. Pinnacle Professional in North Carolina.
Mr. Benjamin was selected to be on the 2017 and 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers list in the area of Civil Defense. Super Lawyers Magazine, February 2017. Mr. Benjamin was selected as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys in North Carolina for Lifetime Achievement. America’s Top 100, LLC.
Mr. Benjamin has also received the highest Martindale rating available to practitioners in North Carolina of AV by the other lawyers in the state. Mr. Benjamin has given a talk at the University of North Carolina Law School on bank litigation with an emphasis on defenses available to banks under the applicable foreclosure statutes, usury and RESPA laws. He has also provided multiple training seminars to clients on risk avoidance and on ways to minimize litigation moving forward.