University of Chicago, A.B., 2010
Yale Law School, J.D., 2015


The New York Bar

The District of Columbia Bar

Federalist Society, Board Member, D.C. Young Lawyers Chapter

Hon. Kent A. Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Hon. Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Ben Field is an attorney at the Institute for Justice. He litigates cases on free speech, economic liberty, property rights, and educational choice in federal and state courts across the country. Ben’s work has a particular focus on First Amendment retaliation cases and vindicating the rights of Americans who face arbitrary or pretextual actions from executive officials seeking to silence their speech.

Before joining IJ, Ben was a member of the appellate group at Hogan Lovells US LLP, where his practice focused on the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal courts of appeals. Ben clerked for Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Kent A. Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Ben received his law degree from Yale Law School in 2015, and an A.B. in economics from the University of Chicago in 2010.

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