Ben Whiting is a Partner at Keller Postman LLC. He is an accomplished trial attorney with extensive experience litigating complex, high-stakes matters on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants across a variety of practice areas, with clients consistently relying on Ben to present their cases to juries, judges, and arbitration panels.
At Keller Postman, Ben’s practice focuses on a broad range of litigation, including consumer protection, labor and employment, antitrust, product liability, class action, and arbitration. Through a combination of analytical skills, complex project management capabilities, and legal judgment, Ben secures the best results for our clients by helping them navigate a wide range of novel issues.
While at Keller Postman, Ben was named a 2022 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazer by the National Law Journal and a 2022 Midwest Trailblazer by American Lawyer. He is also listed on Lawdragon’s Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100.
Before joining Keller Postman, Ben was a partner at Bartlit Beck LLP, an award-winning trial litigation boutique, where he spent nearly a decade focused on various matters at the trial and appellate levels, including mass torts, class actions, patents, professional negligence and accounting fraud, commercial disputes, contractual disputes, and patent disputes.
At Bartlit Beck, Ben played a significant role in major trials for large corporate clients. For example, Ben was a trial lawyer for a major client in two confidential arbitrations with stakes of $1 billion dollars and hundreds of millions of dollars.
Ben also was a trial lawyer in multidistrict litigation matters, and tried several cases for plaintiffs, including a jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas where a jury awarded his client more than $20 million.
Ben earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School, where he graduated with High Honors. Prior to law school, he taught philosophy and logic at multiple universities. Ben received a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wyoming and an undergraduate degree in finance and philosophy from Trinity University.
Ben is licensed to practice law in Illinois and New York only.