Barrett Benton

Vice President / Chief Legal Counsel

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Professional Summary

Attorney with over 20 years of experience serving as legal counsel for various clients throughout the gulf coast

Education

• Juris Doctorate, LSU Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA
• BS, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Certifications/Registrations

• Licensed Attorney, State of Louisiana
• Active member of the Baton Rouge and Louisiana Bar Associations
• Active member of the American Health Lawyers Association

Relevant Experience

Legal Counsel, Louisiana Legistlature, Baton Rouge, LA 1990 - 1994

Served as the attorney for the Labor Committee and the Ways and Means Committee

Managing Partner, Benton, Benton, & Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA 1994 - Present

Mr. Benton has served as the Managing Partner of Benton, Benton & Associates, L.L.C. Law Firm (“BB&A”) for over 20 years. BB&A is a legal firm with a diverse client base spanning over three generations. In his capacity, Mr. Benton also serves as a strategic partner in the development of its clients. The Benton family has continuously served the legal community in Louisiana since 1918. BB&A's emphasis on personalized representation has been a key component in the firm's continued success.

Mr. Benton's practice has been extensive and diverse with a primary focus in corporate, transactional and health care compliance law. He acts as general and health law counsel for many of the premier physician practices in south Louisiana and has organized and represented large independent physician organizations. He also represents urgent care centers, ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals and businesses that provide various services to health care providers. He has considerable experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, and as an advisor to multiple corporate and non-profit boards.

Other Experience

Mr. Benton provides a reoccurring lecture at the LSU Law Center on ethics in negotiations and periodically lectures at LSU Medical School on health law matters.

 

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David Odom

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President / Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Odom has over 25 years of experience in managing companies and large scale programs for governmental and commercial clients in the U.S. and abroad

 

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Pete Schneider

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Senior Vice President - Government Services Division

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Mr. Schneider has over 30 years of military service. He has served in leadership positions at every level solving complex operations, logistics and personnel issues. 

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Lara Robertson

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Senior Director for Planning, Recovery, and Redevelopment

Ms. Robertson has almost 20 years of experience managing community development initiatives from concept to completion

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Jim Odom

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Vice President / Chief Technology Officer

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Mr. Odom has over 25 years of experience in international business management including companies in the US, Germany, and Ireland with operations in over 64 countries

 

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Barrett Benton

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Vice President / Chief Legal Counsel

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Mr. Benton has over 20 years of experience as a lawyer practicing business law. His specialties include medical claims. He also served as legal council to the Louisiana Legislature

 

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Kirk Fisher

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Senior Vice President / Chief Operating Officer

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Mr. Fisher has over 20 years of of experience in operations and other management roles including the Advocate and the Deepwater Horizon Claims Program

 

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Eric Kuntz

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Senior Director Recovery & Response Programs

Mr. Kuntz has 24 years of public and private experience, including 20 years of honorable military experience and 18 years of emergency management.