Partner Benjamin L. Riemer has been accepted into the Dallas Regional Chamber’s (DRC) “Leadership Class of 2019.” Leadership Dallas’ goal is to “(serve) as an opportunity for individuals who are both acknowledged and aspiring leaders to continue their professional development and further cultivate a demonstrated commitment to serving the community.” Founded in 1975, the program is welcoming in its 44th class and has more than 2,200 graduates, including elected officials and prominent business and civic leaders. Bell Nunnally Partner Danica L. Mathes is a member of its 2018 class.
Through a 10-month program, Riemer and fellow business and community leaders from across North Texas, are brought together for educational, networking and service opportunities – all aimed at offering insights into the region’s challenges and how collectively and individually they can help be part of positive developments.
In the DRC’s press release announcing the 2019 class, Dale Petroskey, President and CEO of the Dallas Regional Chamber reflected, “The Leadership Dallas Class of 2019 was selected based on each individual’s commitment to community and high potential for leadership within their organizations and in the Dallas Region….It is an honor to welcome this new class, and we at the DRC look forward to continued collaboration as we help make Dallas the best place in America to live, work, and do business.”
Riemer is a member of Bell Nunnally’s Litigation; Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring; Intellectual Property; White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Defense; and Entertainment, Advertising and New Media groups. He has extensive experience in handling high-stakes business disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Riemer’s business litigation docket routinely includes cases involving construction disputes, securities litigation, broker-dealer disputes, non-compete cases and business separations. He also frequently counsels clients on legal issues facing businesses, investors and entrepreneurs.
Active in the community, and in addition to his engagement with Leadership Dallas, Riemer serves as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA), is presently providing pro bono legal assistance to Texas Appleseed – an Austin-based advocacy group – in a high-profile housing discrimination matter in Port Isabel, Tex. and serves on the board of directors for the Dallas Chamber Symphony. He is a graduate of Albany Law School (J.D. cum laude, 2008) and Syracuse University (B.A., 2002).