Edward G. Benes, PE, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer, Leo A. Daly Company and LAN


Doctor of Jurisprudence, Loyola University Chicago

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Purdue University

Edward Benes P.E. is Chief Executive Officer and has been with the Leo A. Daly Company since 2012. As CEO, he assists Chairman Leo A. Daly III, in developing strategy and operations for the firm. He is responsible for managing the company’s business operating groups, as well as overseeing the company’s Legal, Human Resources, Finance and I.T. functions. Prior to becoming the CEO, Benes was a Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and part of the company’s Executive Team. Before becoming an attorney, Benes was a Project Manager and Engineer responsible for designing and managing large infrastructure projects in the midwestern United States.

Benes is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois and is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, Texas and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Benes received his civil engineering degree from Purdue University, attended graduate school at Northwestern University and received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago.

Certifications / Licenses

Professional Engineer, Illinois

State Bar License, Arizona

State Bar License, Colorado

State Bar License, Illinois

State Bar License, Texas



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