Overview

Benjamin Shoemaker represents national and multinational corporations in complex litigation in federal and state courts. He has experience in a wide range of areas, including consumer class actions, financial services, white collar defense, government investigations, false advertising, brand dilution, unfair trade practice claims, and cybersecurity and data privacy issues. Ben is also active in the firm’s pro bono program, most recently being awarded, along with his team, the “Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service” from the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Benjamin received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. Benjamin also received his MA in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and he received his BA, with honors, from Calvin College, where he served as president of the student body.

Education

University of Michigan Law School, JD, magna cum laude

Articles Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law; Order of the Coif

University of Michigan, MA

Calvin College, BA, with honors, International Relations, Psychology, and Spanish Triple Major

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Practicing under the supervision of firm principals.

Court

  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois