Anthony Benito Blanchfield-Felice is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Benito has previously been with Semmes as both a summer associate and law clerk.
Prior to joining Semmes, Benito served as a Rule 19 student attorney for the State’s Attorney’s Office of Baltimore City, where his focus centered on prosecuting domestic violence cases within the district court. Additionally, he served as an intern for the Honorable Jeannie Hong of the Baltimore Circuit Court, contributing to both criminal and civil cases.
In his role as a research assistant to Professor Nienke Grossman at the University of Baltimore Law School, Benito devoted his efforts to conducting supportive research on international women’s rights within the Organization of American States and the United Nations, where he assisted with inquiries under international human rights treaties. Furthermore, Benito volunteered for the Stanford Law School Pro Bono Project, providing legal assistance by drafting supporting briefs for refugees seeking political asylum. Notably, he was a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, participating in both brief and oral arguments for two years.
Benito is a former member of the Baltimore Ravens Professional Cheerleader Squad and enjoys golf and chess in his free time.
- 2023, Maryland
- University of Baltimore Law School (J.D, magna cum laude, 2023)
- James Madison University (B.S, 2016)
Affiliations & Associations
- University of Baltimore Law School
- Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
- Royal Shannonhouse Honor Society Scholar