Ben is a partner in the Silicon Valley office.

Ben Buckwalter
Ben Buckwalter
Silicon Valley
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Ben Buckwalter

Ben Buckwalter is a venture fund and corporate partner and leads the firm’s private funds regulatory practice. Ben has focused his practice on financial regulatory and compliance issues for more than fifteen years and has extensive experience representing investment advisers to venture capital funds and private equity funds. Ben advises fund clients on a range of regulatory matters including SEC examinations, enforcement actions, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Ben also advises company clients on financial regulatory matters including blockchain and digital asset regulation.

Prior to joining the firm, Ben served as Chief Compliance Officer for Andreessen Horowitz, and in that role spearheaded their transition from an exempt reporting adviser to a registered investment adviser.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
  • William & Mary, B.A., International Relations