December 16, 2011 / Press Release

Benedic brings global corporate counsel experience to Porter Wright's labor and employment team

Porter Wright is pleased to welcome Leigh Anne Benedic as an Associate in the Firm's Labor and Employment Department. Benedic joins Porter Wright's team from a global consumer product company in Cincinnati.

"Leigh Anne's depth and diversity of legal experience within an international corporation will further strengthen our Firm's robust labor and employment capabilities," said Robert W. "Buzz" Trafford, Porter Wright's Managing Partner.

Benedic's experience includes serving as corporate in-house counsel by providing direct labor and employment legal counseling, human resources training, labor relations, litigation and dispute resolution, wage/hour matters, reductions in force and employment agreements. She also has experience serving as counsel for global transactions, including intellectual property licensing, and acquisitions and divestures.

A graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, magna cum laude, Benedic received her B.A. from The Ohio State University, magna cum laude.