Ben Steadman is a debt finance partner in the Los Angeles and New York offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Ben focuses his practice on representing private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and corporate borrowers in connection with all types of complex financing transactions, including asset-based, unitranche, first-lien, second-lien and high-yield transactions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in California
  • 2015, New York


  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Duke University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014

    Merit Scholar

    Dean's Award in Financial Information

  • Duke UniversityB.A., Historymagna cum laude, with Distinction2011

    Phi Beta Kappa 

    Phi Alpha Theta

    Dean’s List