Scott A. Benson is an attorney with Briol & Benson, PLLC, where he works in securities and complex commercial litigation representing clients in trial courts and arbitration panels throughout the country. Prior to joining Briol & Benson, PLLC in 1998, he was a trial attorney at Dorsey & Whitney. Benson recently served two terms on the Minneapolis City Council, where he chaired the Health, Energy and Environment Committee and became one of the few elected officials in the country to earn a LEED Accredited Professional credential. Benson has also lobbied before the Minnesota State Legislature, administrative agencies and municipal governments. He is a cum laude graduate of St. Olaf College and he received his law degree cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center.