Edward G. Benes

Edward G. Benes, PE, Esq.

Senior Vice President General Counsel

EGBenes@leoadaly.com 713.266.6900


Ed Benes is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for LEO A DALY. He is responsible for managing the company’s legal, risk management, ethics and compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Prior to joining LEO A DALY, Ed was senior counsel at Newmont Mining Corporation and AECOM Technology Corporation.

Ed is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois and is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, Texas and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Juris Doctorate, Loyola University

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Purdue University


American Bar Association

Association of Corporate Counsel

American Intellectual Property Law Association

National Society of Professional Engineers

American Institute of Chemical Engineers