J. Bennett McNamara

701 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

M 225 383 3796

F 225 343 9612

Bennett McNamara joined Keogh Cox as an associate in 2023 after working with the firm as a law clerk. Bennett earned his Juris Doctor and Diploma in Comparative Law from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. While in law school, Bennett had the opportunity to serve as a judicial extern for the Honorable Shelly D. Dick at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, where he gained valuable courtroom exposure. Bennett received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Belmont University in 2020.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association

Honors Awards:

  • Order of the Coif, 2023
  • Hebert Scholar – Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Spring 2022
  • Dean’s Scholar – Spring 2021, Fall 2022, Spring 2023
  • CALI Awards for Contracts and Natural Resources Law


  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2023 – J.D. / D.C.L.
    • Magna Cum Laude
  • B. A., Business Administration, Belmont University, 2020


Louisiana, 2023

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