Benjamin Austrin-Willis

Attorney, Data Analytics and Investigations

Benjamin Austrin-Willis is a DA&I on the firm's WilmerHale DiscoverySolutions team, focused on substantive and strategic areas of discovery for Litigation/Controversy matters.


Mr. Austrin-Willis focuses his practice on issues of e-discovery. Specifically, he works with other attorneys, litigation technology project managers, and paralegals on teams that manage electronic and other documents in large cases and investigations. Attorneys on these teams take a leadership role in the document control process, systematically tracking documents from preservation to collection and through review and production. They work with e-discovery vendors and their review and analytical tools; review documents; train and oversee other firm and contract attorneys who review documents; and partner with project managers to perform production quality control.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Austrin-Willis worked as a discovery attorney and staff attorney at other law firms in Washington DC. Previously, he was a law clerk for Chief Judge Ralph R. Erickson of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota and the Honorable Albert Diaz of the North Carolina Business Court.


  • Education

    • LLM, International Business and Economic Law, Georgetown University, 2011

    • JD, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2009

      Notes and Comments Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
    • BA, Broadcast Journalism, University of Arkansas, 2004

      summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • North Carolina