Benjamin Kelsey focuses his practice on complex tax matters, including taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions. His practice also includes executive compensation matters, such as equity compensation, incentive plans and golden parachute issues.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Kelsey was a law clerk at a New York law firm where he focused on immigration matters. He also worked as a summer associate at a law firm in New Jersey. While in law school, he served as editor-in-chief of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review.

Before attending law school, Mr. Kelsey was employed in the alternative investment industry.


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  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2016

      cum laude Editor-in-Chief, Boston College International & Comparative Law Review
    • BA, Economics, Tufts University, 2008

      magna cum laude, and Spanish, cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts