Ben Richards is a transactional associate in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Ben has extensive experience in public and private securities transactions, including initial public offerings, SPAC business combinations, secondary offerings, block trades, and high-yield, investment grade and convertible debt offerings.

He also advises companies on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic corporate transactions as well as corporate governance matters, including public company reporting and SEC compliance, stock exchange listing requirements and securities transfer issues.

*Not admitted to practice in Utah



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Utah
  • California


  • English
  • Japanese


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2017
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Financecum laude2014