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Benton Lewis Wins 2018 On the Rise Award from Texas Lawyer

Benton Lewis has been named a 2018 “On the Rise” lawyer by Texas Lawyer, as part of the publication’s annual Professional Excellence Awards. He is among a select group of individuals selected for this honor, which recognizes those who have made an impact on the legal community in the Lone Star State.

A partner in Weil’s Banking & Finance practice, Mr. Lewis focuses on financing transactions of all types, including acquisition financings, asset-based working capital financings, debtor-in-possession financings, exit financings and workouts and debt restructurings. He recently advised Claire’s Stores, Inc. and its affiliates in the $135 million debtor-in-possession credit facility related to their chapter 11 cases and global helicopter services company CHC Group Ltd in its $383 million first and second lien multicurrency exit facilities to finance operations following its bankruptcy proceedings.

Mr. Lewis, along with the other winners, will be profiled in the September issue of Texas Lawyer magazine and honored at an awards ceremony on September 19.