BENJAMIN BRUNNER is a senior managing associate in the litigation group who represents clients in state and federal courts and before various regulatory and enforcement bodies across the country, and at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation investigation and counseling through trial and appeals.
His practice focuses on antitrust litigation and compliance proceedings, securities and shareholder litigation, professional liability disputes, internal investigations, government enforcement matters, and other complex commercial litigation and business disputes. He has substantial experience conducting factual investigation, managing extensive electronic discovery, preparing witnesses to testify at depositions, trial, and regulatory proceedings, taking and defending fact and expert witness depositions, working with experts, leading dispositive motion practice and appellate briefing, arguing significant motions and appeals, and trial.
In addition, Benjamin maintains an active pro bono practice through the firm’s Capital Litigation Project and Political Asylum and Immigration Project. He received the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service from the Northern District of Illinois and Federal Bar Association in 2016. The National Immigrant Justice Center also honored Benjamin as a “Rising Star” for his outstanding pro bono service in protection of immigrant rights in 2018.
Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin earned his law degree from the Yale Law School in 2013. He is also a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where he earned a B.A., with distinction, in Political Science, International Relations, Latin American Studies, and Spanish.