Biography

Ryley T Bennett's practice focuses on construction defects, products liability, premises liability, automobile/trucking accidents, breach of contract, Texas non-subscriber, and general negligence cases. She has experience in various aspects of civil litigation, including depositions, discovery, mediations, trial, arbitration, and motion practice.

Ryley has represented parties in personal injury, wrongful death, breach of contract, property damage, and misappropriation cases, including general contractors and subcontractors, homeowners, property owners, and management companies, and trucking companies. Her work with general contractors and subcontractors involves issues including construction, remodeling, roofing, stucco, HVAC, electrical, fire sprinkler and alarm systems, structural, road construction, and workplace safety. Additionally, her work with property owners and management companies has included security issues in cases where criminal activity has occurred at a property. 

Ryley joined Thompson Coe after graduating from Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, Ryley was an Articles Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review, a Contributing Writer for the Texas Bank Lawyer, a Director for the Board of Barristers, and she was also inducted into the Order of Barristers. She won the ABA Arbitration National Championship, the National Health Law Moot Court Championship, and won three overall top speaker awards. Ryley was a student attorney for the Innocence Project of Texas, clerked for the Washington Legal Foundation in Washington, D.C.,  and previously worked in the House of Representatives for a Congressman of Texas.

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law  (J.D., 2018)
    • cum laude
    • Texas Tech Law Review
    • Order of Barristers
  • Texas Tech University  (B.A., 2015)
    • Honors Arts & Letters
    • Minor in Spanish and Legal Studies
    • Highest Ranking Graduate
    • Highest Honors
    • magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2018

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member of Dallas Bar Association
  • Member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member of Dallas Women’s Lawyer Association

Professional Recognition

  • Presidential Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association