Ryley Carlock & Applewhite is pleased to announce that Jessica A. Benford and Jonathan H. Steeler have been selected as Practice Group Leaders of the firm's Corporate, Banking & Real Estate Practice Group.
Jessica Benford, a shareholder in Phoenix, helps local entrepreneurs, start-ups, business owners, established companies and financial institutions navigate significant issues related to formation, governance, financing, compliance and intellectual property. Jessica is committed to understanding her clients' business goals and challenges in order to deliver responsive solutions.
Jon Steeler, a shareholder in Denver, serves as outside general counsel for his business and real estate clients, which include a grocery chain, a casino, a food brokerage firm and a social media consulting agency. He provides ongoing advice and counseling on all manner of general business operations and also represents clients in acquiring and selling businesses.
Together, Jessica and Jon will oversee the firm's lawyers practicing in the expansive areas of corporate, banking and real estate. The group assists large and small businesses with a variety of business and transactional issues including: