The team

John Benemerito

Co-Founder/Managing Partner at Benemerito Attorneys at Law

John Benemerito, a co-founder and the Managing Partner at Benemerito Attorneys at Law, is an accomplished attorney licensed to practice in both New York and New Jersey. Specializing in Business and Securities Law, John is dedicated to advising small business owners and startup companies. He embarked on his legal journey with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, followed by a focused pursuit in Corporate and Securities Law at New York Law School.

Rooted in a family of entrepreneurs, John’s engagement in business began early. He launched a joint venture with his father at just fifteen and successfully managed it alongside his academic and professional endeavors. This early exposure to entrepreneurship cemented his passion for business, leading him to co-found over five diverse businesses to date.

After graduating from law school, John’s desire to support and guide individuals like himself led to the establishment of his own law practice. His expertise and personal experience have made him a valuable ally to hundreds of startups and thousands of entrepreneurs, aiding them in realizing their business aspirations.

John’s lifelong entrepreneurial spirit gives him a unique perspective on the challenges and rewards of starting and sustaining a business. He relishes the opportunity to collaborate closely with clients, helping them navigate their unique entrepreneurial journeys.

In addition to his legal practice, John contributes his knowledge and experience to the academic world as a professor at New York Law School, where he teaches a course on Startups and Venture Capital. His comprehensive understanding of both the legal and practical sides of business makes him an invaluable resource to his students and clients alike.