McDaniel, Wolff & Benca, PLLC is a full-service law firm based in Little Rock, Arkansas serving private individuals and businesses of all sizes. Our team of attorneys combine their legal, political and professional experiences into client-focused and results-based services. With decades of combined experience, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to offer our clients the highest caliber of legal services.
Three long-standing law firms merged to become what we are today. The three merging firms consisted of McDaniel, Richardson & Calhoun, PLLC, having a focus on government relations and civil litigation, Wolff & Ward PLLC, specializing in tax, business law and estate planning, and Benca & Johnston PLLC which practiced in the area of criminal law and family law. The resulting firm moved into a new office building in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas in late 2019. We are Little Rock attorneys servicing the entire state of Arkansas and beyond.
Former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel heads our government relations and civil litigation practice, which includes Scott Richardson and Bart Calhoun. Their clients include some of America’s largest technology companies, international healthcare organizations, manufacturers, multi-state retailers, states and municipalities, school districts, as well as clients engaged in highly regulated industries such as tobacco, medical marijuana and casino gaming.
Rufus Wolff and Vince Ward lead our M&A, tax, corporate law and estate planning practice. Their clients include some of the state’s most respected manufacturers, multi-state retailers, real estate developers, securities institutions, logistics firms, and high net-worth individuals. They provide counseling in all areas of taxation, employee benefits, securities law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, non-profit organizations, estate planning, and much more.
Patrick Benca leads our criminal defense practice. Patrick has decades of experience as defense counsel in state and federal criminal cases. His team provides high quality representation in all areas of criminal defense, ranging from white collar crime and public corruption cases to controlled substance cases, violent offenses and criminal appeals.
We are Little Rock attorneys that possess a unique and comprehensive set of skills as part of our commitment to provide our clients the highest degree of services.
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