EDUCATIONUniversity of Chicago Law School
Illinois Wesleyan University
B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
ADMISSIONSNew York (2011)
U.S. Courts of Appeals:
- Second Circuit (2014)
U.S. District Courts:
- S.D.N.Y. (2013)
- E.D.N.Y. (2013)
Benjamin Burry concentrates his practice on prosecuting complex securities and investment-related matters.
Benjamin has substantial experience representing clients in a broad range of complex commercial and statutory litigation matters, including in contract and investment disputes, intellectual property disputes, actions involving a wide array of business torts, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as cases involving the Federal Arbitration Act. He has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the United States, including bankruptcy court, as well as arbitration forums, private mediation, and in enforcement proceedings.
Benjamin also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing New York City parks and community gardens in civil litigation as well as in corporate governance issues, land rights, local law and regulations, licensing and leases.
Prior to joining BFA, Benjamin was a senior associate at Sidley Austin LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s securities and shareholder litigation, commercial litigation and disputes, and Supreme Court and appellate practices. After earning his law degree from The Universal of Chicago Law School, Benjamin served as law clerk to the Honorable Susan P. Read of the New York Court of Appeals.