Bendita is a catalyst for diverse leaders to launch or undertake their next big thing: that goal or aspiration that they want to accomplish within the next 30, 60 or 90 days.
Bendita’s clients call her coaching “dynamic and authentic” (senior associate at a top 10 law firm) and “transformative” (deputy general counsel for a $250+ million revenue energy company), providing a “shift that is truly life changing” (managing partner of an AmLaw 200 law firm). 94% of Bendita’s organizational clients are extremely satisfied with her services, and 100% of her clients are satisfied and agree that her services are “well worth” the investment.
Bendita spent many years practicing international project finance law at Norton Rose Fulbright. She also served as Counsel at International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) and Vice President & Assistant General Counsel at Goldman Sachs. Bendita has received accolades for her legal acumen, including being named a 2015 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, to Who’s Who Legal – Project Finance in Washington, DC for 2015, and to Who’s Who in Black Dallas in 2016.
The Chief Diversity Partner of an AmLaw 100 firm has lauded her large law firm and in-house counsel experience as being “instrumental in her ability to fully understand the diversity and inclusion challenges” that legal organizations face.
Bendita currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National LGBT Bar, and is a proud graduate of Barnard College and Harvard Law School. She is married to her amazing wife Chauntel, an Aetna pharmacist.