Ben Hardison is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on the representation of private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and a variety of other public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, joint ventures, private equity investments, restructurings and related general corporate counseling.


Thought Leadership


Panelist, “Tips and Tricks of Going Private,” SMU Corporate Counsel Symposium, October 2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Texas


  • University of Alabama School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review

  • Lipscomb UniversityM.Acc.magna cum laude2010
  • Lipscomb UniversityB.B.A.summa cum laude2009

Other Distinctions

Certified Public Accountant (inactive)