Politics 2 min read
Cheyenne Benyi joined Grewal Law PLLC as an associate attorney after working with the team as a law clerk throughout law school. Her practice focuses primarily on personal injury, cannabis law, family law, criminal defense, and general practice matters.
Cheyenne earned her Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University with a double major in Criminal Justice and Anthropology. As a through and through Spartan, Cheyenne earned her juris doctor and graduated from Michigan State University College of Law. During law school, Cheyenne gained a variety of experience in the legal field working as a legislative intern for the Michigan State Senate and a legal intern at Legal Services of Eastern Michigan. She also worked
as a volunteer for the National Lawyers Guild on the Mass Incarceration Committee where she assisted prisoners in legal research and understanding their rights.
Cheyenne grew up in Pinckney, Michigan and her commitment to helping others began at a young age. She spent three years volunteering with Invisible Children where she worked with communities in central Africa to help reunite former child soldiers with their families. She also volunteered with Pangea Educational Development for two years where she worked to unify communities through sustainable education. During this time, she helped establish a mentorship program with at-risk students at Waverly Middle School in Lansing, Michigan.
In her spare time, Cheyenne enjoys boating, hiking, camping, and outdoor activities in general. She also loves spending time with her family, including her adorable and favorite nephew, KJ.