Benjamin E. Blekhman is an associate in the Investment Funds Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He is experienced in matters dealing with Title I of ERISA, including issues involving fiduciary duties, plan asset regulations and prohibited transaction rules. Benjamin is involved with advising private equity, real estate, and other investment vehicles on regulatory considerations to ensure compliance with ERISA regulations.


Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association

The Decalogue Society of Lawyers


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2023Illinois


  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish


  • University of Illinois Chicago School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2022


    Highest Grade Awards, Federal Income Tax and Criminal Procedure

    University of Illinois Chicago Law Review

    President, Decalogue Society

    Barrister’s Scholarship

  • Loyola University ChicagoB.A., Political Science; B.A., History2018
    Interdisciplinary Honors Program