Stacey Stone Bennett
A talented and experienced litigator, mediator, arbitrator, and negotiator, Stacey Stone Bennett is the principal attorney with Stone Bennett, PC.
was borne from Stacey's desire to offer quality legal services at rates most people can afford.
Clients benefit from her
wealth of contract drafting, negotiation and litigation expertise.?
Prior to stepping out on her own, Stacey was Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America Corporation, providing legal advice to associates and senior executives responsible for enterprise services, operations and sourcing.
Before joining the Bank, she worked with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, a full-service business law firm serving regional and national clients, defending actions at trial and appellate levels in administrative, state and federal courts encompassing toxic tort litigation, commercial collections, workers' compensation, school law, general insurance claims, corporate antitrust investigations, and matters involving municipalities and public officials.
Having built a remarkable entertainment law clientele in the early years of her
has drafted and negotiated live performance, radio and television contracts for clients including comedians, songwriters and performers, producers, on-air personalities, and promoters.
Stacey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Winston-Salem State University and a Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law.
She began her legal career as a judicial law clerk for the late Honorable Richard C. Erwin, Senior United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina.
During her clerkship, Stacey was also a part-time lecturer in the Departments of Fine Arts and Continuing Education at Winston-Salem State University.
Active in the Charlotte community and in her
hometown of Martinsville, Virginia, Stacey
has volunteered with LEAD for Women, the United Negro College Fund
and the Miss Black Teenage World Scholarship Pageant.
She is a past member of the Winston-Salem State University Foundation Board of Directors, and is a current member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and The Charlotte Chapter of The Girl Friends, Inc.
is married and despite her
professional accolades, her
proudest accomplishment is being a mother and official transportation provider to her
two busy children.??