Ben is a partner in the Silicon Valley office.

Ben Buckwalter
Ben Buckwalter
Silicon Valley
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Ben Buckwalter

Ben is a corporate and securities partner with a focus on regulatory and compliance support for companies and funds focused on the financial technology industry.

Ben has focused on financial regulatory and compliance issues for over 15 years, during a highly tumultuous and innovative period for the financial services sector. After nearly a decade serving as general counsel to a company that augmented securities compliance consulting with innovative software to support the financial services industry, he joined Andreessen Horowitz as Chief Compliance Officer. At Gunderson Dettmer, he will leverage his significant financial regulatory experience to support both funds and companies focused on harnessing the momentum of fintech, Web3, blockchain, crypto and other market-changing technologies.

Ben was previously Chief Compliance Officer at Andreessen Horowitz.


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