Thomas L. Benson III

Thomas L. Benson III

Of Counsel

Thomas L. Benson III has practiced law for more than 25 years with emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters and estate planning. Tom counsels clients regarding the formation of entities; private placements to raise capital when necessary; structure, negotiation and consummation of mergers; acquisitions, transactions and other strategic alliances. He also provides advice to individuals and closely-held entities regarding estate planning, business succession, shareholder issues and limited liability company matters.

Areas of Practice:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Estate Planning

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Missouri Bar


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1977
  • Texas Christian University, B.A., 1974
    – Phi Beta Kappa
    – Magna cum Laude

Professional Affiliations:

  • Bar Association of St. Louis
  • Bar Association of Missouri
  • American Bar Association
    – Business Law Section