Benton Toups has been featured in the NC Lawyers Weekly 2021 Power List for Employment Law. This is the inaugural edition of the list.

Benton is the Chair of the Employment Law Practice Group at Cranfill Sumner LLP. He represents employers and executives before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the North Carolina Industrial Commission, and several state and federal courts and has extensive experience assisting with claims of harassment and discrimination under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA), as well as claims for unpaid wages and overtime pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act.

He is a frequent presenter on employment law issues and has been published in numerous publications.

Benton is a Partner in the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner.