Lanie N. Bennett

BIOGRAPHY

Lanie N. Bennett is an associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bennett served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Amos Mazzant, III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Ms. Bennett graduated with honors, magna cum laude, from Texas Tech University, obtaining a B.A. degree in History and went on to earn her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law, where she also served as a member of the Baylor Law Review.

EXPERIENCE AND HIGHLIGHTS
  • Judicial Law Clerk for The Honorable Amos Mazzant, III, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2020-2021 
  • Research Assistant, Baylor University School of Law, 2018-2020
AFFILIATIONS
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
HONORS
  • Best Lawyers®, Dallas/Fort Worth-Ones to Watch, U.S. News & World Report, 2024
    • Labor & Employment
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2022-2024
    • Employment & Labor
  • Top Attorney under five years in practice, Fort Worth Magazine, 2023
    • Labor and Employment
  • Top Attorney under five years in practice, 360 West magazine, 2022, 2023
    • Labor and Employment
EDUCATION
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2020
    • Baylor Law Review
    • Baylor Law Trial Advocacy Clinic
    • Baylor Law Moot Court Team
    • Baylor Barrister Society
    • Dawson and Sodd Moot Court Competition – Top 10 Speaker
  • Texas Tech University, B.A., magna cum laude, in History,  2017
    • Texas Tech Honors College
    • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
  • Angelo State University, 2014-2015
    • Angelo State Honors Program
ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of Texas, 2020
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2021
SPEECHES & PUBLICATIONS
Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2022, 2023