Abraham “Abe” Benavides joined the Dallas office of McCall, Parkhurst & Horton L.L.P. in January 2017. Prior to joining McCall, Abe spent two years as an Associate in the Public Finance group of an international law firm in Dallas, Texas. He focuses his practice on both tax-exempt and taxable bond financings for 501(c)(3) entities. He has served as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel in revenue financings involving non-profit senior living facilities and hospital systems in Texas and other states. He also has extensive experience serving as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel for transit authorities, cities, school districts, student housing projects, hospital authorities and university systems.
Highlights & Notable Transactions
- 50 plus transactions aggregating more than $8 billion of total principal amount issued
- Representative clients include investment banking institutions, non-profit senior living facilities and non-profit hospital systems
Professional & Community Affiliations
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member, Young Professionals (YP) – Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce (2016 graduate of the group’s “Lead YP” leadership program).
Articles & Speeches
Panelist, 2016 Diversity Forum at SMU Dedman School of Law