Benson Varghese

Jan 17, 2019 @ 3:23 PM


Managing Partner

Benson Varghese is the founder and Managing Partner of Varghese Summersett PLLC. Benson Varghese represents individuals charged with the most serious state and federal criminal offenses. He has proven himself in and outside of the courtroom as an attorney who has obtained favorable results handling complex criminal matters.

Benson Varghese has tried over 100 cases to juries and has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers Association and has been named a “Top Attorney” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine every year since 2012. He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, a distinction held by less than 10% of all licensed attorneys in Texas.

Benson Varghese has extensive experience litigating issues relating intoxication (alcohol, drugs, and prescription drugs), specimen analysis (breath and blood), and retrograde extrapolation in DWI, intoxication assault, and intoxication manslaughter cases.

Benson Varghese is a member of the Federal Bar Association. He regularly handles federal criminal cases and focuses on federal conspiracy charges and cases where the government is relying on sophisticated means of detection.

He has also successfully represented individuals charged with all levels of sexual allegations ranging from indecency charges to sexual assault of a child, and continuous sexual assault charges.

Benson Varghese also represents corporations (including corporate management and directors) being investigated for fraud, securities violations, antitrust violations, and breaches of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Benson Varghese works with the Corporate Compliance Team at Varghese Summersett PLLC to develop and implement strategies and corporate compliance programs that are preventive in nature.

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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions


  • Southern Methodist University (BBA)
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D.)

Memberships, Honors, and Awards

Past Positions

Philanthropic Efforts and Community Involvement

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