Orrick Adds Rising Star Venture Lawyer in Boston

1 minute read | December.05.2022

  • Benjamin Howe has joined the firm as a partner focused on advising startup companies and venture capital investors.
  • He joins Orrick’s global venture capital practice, which ranks top 3 globally for Q3 2022 (Pitchbook).
  • Ben is the 16th tech-focused partner to join Orrick this year.
  • Prior to Orrick, Ben was a partner at Holland & Knight.

“Ben is a rising star, and we’re thrilled to add his talent to our Boston team,” said Josh Pollick, co-head of the firm’s global Tech Companies Group.

Ben represents startup companies through all stages of their life cycle and advises both financial and strategic venture capital investors. He has helped entrepreneurs form and grow hundreds of companies and has represented venture investors in transactions ranging from early seed financings to large pre-IPO equity rounds. Ben has also served as a trusted advisor for a multitude of both buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions in the venture space.

“Orrick is a global tech leader with a truly collaborative approach to counselling companies and investors, but its focus on innovation is what really drew me to the firm. I’m thrilled to join the team,” said Ben.

Orrick advises over 3700 technology clients and 100+ unicorns. The firm has helped its clients raise over $40 billion so far this year, with deals completed in over 55 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.