Steven Benz has been chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer™ based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of mentions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.
Steven outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognition’s, and career longevity. After earning his B.A. in economics, political science, and history, and his M.A.L.D. in international law, economics, and trade, Benz went on to pursue his J.D. at Stanford Law School.
Benz has since prosecuted cutting-edge cases involving monopolisation, price fixing, and breach of contract, among others.
With over 25 years dedicated to law, Steven brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and, in particular, to his area of specialisation, complex, high-profile antitrust and competition law cases.
Benz’s noteworthy achievements—including the largest Sherman Act section II trial verdict in history and a recent $250 million day-of settlement in a Sherman Act monopolisation case—have earned him many prestigious accolades.
Benz has been recognised for his numerous successes on behalf of prestigious clients including AT&T, Verizon, Dial Corporation, Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., Kraft Heinz Foods Co., H.J. Heinz Co. L.P., Foster Poultry Farms, Smithfield Foods, Inc., HP Hood LLC, BEF Foods Inc., Spectrum Brands, Inc., Studio Spectrum, Inc., and Ritz Camera & Image, LLC.
Benz represents clients ranging from privately-held Fortune 100 companies to United States and foreign governments in multi-billion-dollar cases, on both the plaintiff and defence side.
Armed with over a quarter-century of litigation experience and more than 140 litigated cases, trials, and appeals in which he served as counsel of record, Benz possesses a comprehensive understanding of winning litigation strategies.
As a thought leader in his field, Steve F. Benz keeps his finger on the pulse of antitrust and competition law. In particular, he noted that many antitrust cases now involve “Big Data” product markets, as companies.
KELLOGG, HANSEN, TODD, FIGEL & FREDERICK, P.L.L.C.
Kellogg Hansen is a preeminent trial and appellate litigation law firm founded on the idea that talent, creativity, and hard work achieve the best results for clients. Formed in the spring of 1993 by law school classmates Michael Kellogg, Peter Huber, and Mark Hansen, Kellogg Hansen has grown over the past 25 years-with each year proving that our founding principle holds true.
Today, Kellogg Hansen has more than 90 attorneys, including 33 partners, and boasts an extensive record of success for our clients.