Alan Benjamin

Senior Counsel

Los Angeles

Santa Monica

Alan Benjamin is a bank lending and gaming industry lawyer based in Orrick's Los Angeles office. He counsels clients nationwide on complex financial transactions and restructurings, including secured and unsecured loan transactions, project financings, leveraged buy-outs, dividend recapitalizations and insolvency matters.

He counsels clients nationwide on complex financial transactions and restructurings, including secured and unsecured loan transactions, project financings, leveraged buy-outs, dividend recapitalizations and insolvency matters.

In the 2021 California Banking & Finance category of Chambers USA, clients describe Alan as “well respected in the market." He has particular experience in lending to the gaming industry. In fact, Chambers USA notes that “his extensive financing practice includes particular expertise in lending transactions involving Native American tribes.”

In addition to his practice responsibilities, Alan has held numerous firmwide positions, including recently as a member of Orrick's Board of Directors and as practice group leader of the firm’s Banking & Finance group. He was the Chair of the Firm’s Finance and Audit Committee from 2010 through 2019.

He is licensed to practice in both New York and California.