Nicholas R. Benson



Nicholas (Nick) Benson is an associate in the Business Law Department at Foley & Lardner LLP. He is based in the Milwaukee office where he is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group.

Prior to joining Foley, Nick served as a judicial extern for Judge Mark A. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. During law school, he was a summer associate at Foley, where he analyzed complex legal problems for the Transactions Practice Group and Litigation Department.


  • The University of Iowa College of Law (JD, with distinction, 2021)
    • Managing Editor, Iowa Law Review
    • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research II
    • Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence in Corporate Boards
  • The University of Iowa (BA, 2017)