Ben Rottenborn is a member of the Litigation and Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense practice groups at Woods Rogers.
His extensive experience in civil litigation has allowed him to represent clients in complex cases involving fiduciary duties, general commercial law and private equity/venture capital, securities, intellectual property, and product liability. Ben is a litigator and practices both at the trial and appellate level in federal and state courts.
Before joining Woods Rogers, Ben was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. One of his career highlights was representing former shareholders in a breach-of-fiduciary duty suit against venture capital directors at a start-up technology company. In a lawsuit seeking to compel the execution of a $15 million merger contract, he represented a Fortune 50 company. Ben is a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Virginia.
Waynesboro, the Va. native, graduated from the University of Virginia with the highest distinction and received his law degree from Stanford Law School. After he graduated, Ben was a judicial clerk to the Honorable David G. Campbell (U.S. District Judge, District of Arizona). He was also the president of the Stanford Law and Policy Review.
Ben was an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.