Benjamin S. Van Airsdale
Ben’s practice focuses on a wide array of corporate transactions and the organization and maintenance of corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and NFPs. Ben is experienced in the negotiation and preparation of shareholder and operating agreements as well as documents related to mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity funding transactions. Additionally, Ben has represented privately-owned businesses and shareholders in developing and executing exit strategies.
Originally from western Michigan, Ben attended Elmhurst College and played for the men’s soccer team. Ben now lives on the north side of Chicago and continues to play soccer throughout the Chicagoland area. Ben enjoys the outdoors and spends a good amount of time in the summers with his family in Michigan.
B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from Elmhurst College in 2013
J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2016
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Ben served as in-house Corporate Counsel at Harley-Davidson Financial Services in Chicago, specializing in licensing, contract negotiation, insurance compliance, and consumer and commercial lending.
Leadership & Honors
- Chicago Bar Association
Traveling and exploring different cultures, yoga, reading historical novels and watching documentaries