Ben Auten

Ben Auten is Of Counsel at Rice Reuther Sullivan & Carroll, LLP representing clients in development, financing, leasing, purchase and sale transactions, opinion letters, and related corporate and limited liability company matters.  Ben is licensed to practice law in the state of Nevada.


In 2002, Ben graduated from the University of Oregon with a BSc in Sociology, as a member of the men’s golf team.  Later, Ben earned his JD from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, while finishing 2nd in his class of 75 and graduating summa cum laude and MBA in finance from Southern Utah University, along with lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.

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  • MBA, Finance, Southern Utah University
  • JD, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, summa cum laude
  • BSc, Sociology, University of Oregon

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
    • Acquisitions & Dispositions
    • Development
    • Financing
    • Leasing
    • Opinion Letters

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Nevada Top Rank (formerly Nevada Legal Elite), Nevada Business Magazine (2016 & 2023)
  • Lead Counsel Rating, Business Law and Real Property Law (since 2015)

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada