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Kristin Beneski

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7075 | beneskik@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Kristin Beneski focuses her practice on complex commercial and securities litigation. Kristin has represented individual and corporate clients as plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the U.S. and in Washington state courts.  Prior to joining Lane Powell, Kristin worked as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Joseph E. Beshouri in the District of Columbia Superior Court and the Honorable John C. Coughenour in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Professional Experience

  • Lane Powell PC, Summer Associate (2011)
  • District of Columbia Superior Court, Judicial Intern for the Honorable Joseph E. Beshouri (2011)
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Judicial Intern for the Honorable John C. Coughenour (2010)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington

Academics

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2012)
    • Dean’s List
    • The Tax Lawyer, Final Editor
    • Georgetown Outreach, Pro Bono Trip Coordinator
    • Pro Bono Pledge award for exceptional service
  • Amherst College (B.A., Political Science, 2008)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Investigating and Documenting Employee Misconduct,” National Business Institute’s Employee Documentation, Discipline and Discharge Seminar (June 5, 2013)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Diversity Committee
  • Electronic Discovery, Technology and Strategy
  • Litigation
  • Recruiting/Summer Associate Committee
  • Investigations and Regulatory Compliance
  • Securities Litigation

Awards and Honors

  • Named as a “Washington Rising Star,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Securities Litigation (2016)

Kristin Beneski

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7075 | beneskik@lanepowell.com

Date
06.05.2013