Associate General Counsel
Amanda Benjamin-Smith joined BEB Capital in June 2014. As Associate General Counsel, Amanda’s practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation arising from commercial real estate transactions, mass torts, environmental claims and general commercial insurance liability.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Benjamin-Smith served as a commercial litigation associate at Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, P.C. in New Jersey. As law clerk with the American Civil Liberties Union and special assistant to its Ira Glasser Racial Justice Fellow, Amanda focused on employment discrimination cases, engaging in research and community outreach related to residential segregation, racial profiling and voting rights.
Ms. Benjamin-Smith graduated with honors from Dartmouth College in 2003, receiving the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Washington University School of Law, receiving the Scholar in Law scholarship award. She also served as chairwoman of programming for the Black Law Students Association.
Ms. Benjamin-Smith is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.