Ben Stievater

Ben Stievater


Ben is an associate in the Antitrust practice group, advising clients on a range of antitrust and competition issues.

His practice concentrates on antitrust clearance of mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation and non-merger antitrust investigations.

During law school, Ben served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Cynthia Bashant of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. He also worked as a research assistant, focusing on international constitutional law.

Published Work

  • “Antitrust focus on Private Equity Funds and Serial Acquisitions” CPI Antitrust Chronicle (June 2024), with Elaine Johnston and Puja Patel



Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2023


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2022

B.A., English Literature & Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, 2018

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.