Jana Benson Wight focuses her practice on corporate, partnership, nonprofit and certain cross-border tax matters. She provides clients with tax planning advice on mergers and acquisitions, the operation and dispositions of partnerships and limited liability companies, and private equity transactions. Ms. Wight also counsels clients on the organization, operation, and termination of nonprofit corporations, and obtaining and maintaining exemptions for these organizations from federal income, state franchise, and sales and use taxes.


  • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L, cum laude
  • Louisiana State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
  • State Bar of Texas; Tax Section
  • Junior League of Dallas
  • Leadership Arts Institute, 2020-2021
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Dallas Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law Ones to Watch, 2021, 2022