Kenneth R Benton

Kenneth R Benton

Partner since 1979
Charlotte, North Carolina
866-923-1078 (Toll Free)
Ken Benton is the managing partner for Baucom Claytor and has practiced with the firm since 1974 after graduation from Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  His primary focus of practice is in commercial and residential real estate law with experience in all phases of those areas. Over the course of his tenure, he has managed hundreds of real estate closings and is highly proficient in lease and contract negotiating and drafting.  In addition, Mr. Benton practices in the areas of corporate law and estate planning.   Mr. Benton has been rated by his fellow attorneys in the Martindale Hubbell registry as “AV Preeminent” (the highest ranking )in his fields of practice and was named as one of North Carolina’s Legal Elite in the area of real estate law in the publication of 2013 rankings of attorneys in North Carolina.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Probate Law

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1974


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1974
  • Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1971

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 26th Judicial District, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member