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Benjamin A. Montanez

Senior Associate

Benjamin A. Montanez

San Antonio

T:+1 210 270 7188

Ben Montanez joined the San Antonio office in September 2013.  As a senior associate, his  practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset sales, public and private capital market transactions, and corporate governance. Before joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Ben worked at the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer, with postings in Saudi Arabia, Israel, the US Mission to the United Nations, and Washington, DC. He is active in various nonprofit and charitable organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

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  • Education

    JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2013
    M. Litt, International Business, Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar, University of St. Andrews, 2006
    MPP, Harvard University, JFK School of Government, 2004
    BA, Georgetown University, Government, 2002

    Ben was admitted to practice law in Texas in 2013.

  • Admissions
    • Texas State Bar
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Rising Star, S.A. Scene, Scene Monthly LLC, 2018
  • Memberships and activities
    • OneStar Foundation Board (Appointed by Governor of Texas) (2017 – present)
    • World Affairs Council of San Antonio, Board of Trustees (2014 – present)
    • The Children's Hospital of San Antonio Foundation, Board of Directors (2016 – present)
    • Boy Scouts of America - Alamo Area Council, Executive Board (2016 – present)
    • Harvard Club of San Antonio, Board of Directors (2014 – present)
    • Council on Foreign Relations, Term Member (2014 – present)
    • Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Selection Committee (2017 – present)
    • Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program, Interviewer (2013 – present)
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas, Mentor (2013 – present)
    • San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, ABLDP Steering Committee (2014-2015)
  • Languages
    • Spanish