Renata is General Counsel for WANT. She provides legal support and counsel for senior management on general matters as well as business and contract negotiation.
Prior to joining WANT, Renata helped spearhead the Miami representative office for Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & West, LLP where she represented government entities and private clients.
Prior to joining PLDW, Renata was Senior Attorney for Holland & Knight LLP and an Associate in the Capital Markets Group of Shearman & Sterling LLP.
Renata earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and her LL.M. from Georgetown University. She graduated with honors from Florida International University, with a B.A. in International Relations and English. She is admitted to practice in New York, Florida and the District of Columbia. Ms. Benedini is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Specialities: Contract negotiation; general corporate advice; advising local and international governments; public-private partnerships.