Benjamin E. Schwab



Benjamin Schwab is an associate in the Business Law department with Foley & Lardner LLP. Benjamin is based in the firm’s Chicago office where he is a member of the Insurance Practice Group.

Prior to joining Foley, Benjamin was an associate at a boutique commercial law firm in Chicago, where he gained experience representing corporations and individuals in state and federal court in a variety of litigation matters involving issues concerning fraud, antitrust, partnership and business disputes, restrictive covenants, and general complex commercial and contract disputes.


  • Recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star (2021)


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (JD, magna cum laude, 2018)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Best Editing Award, Chicago-Kent Law Review
    • CALI Awards for highest grades in Property, Evidence, First Amendment, Trial Advocacy 1, Products Liability, and Estates & Trusts
    • Vice President, American Constitution Society
  • DePaul University (BA, summa cum laude, 2014)
    • Treasurer, DePaul Mock Trial Team (2012-2014)
  • Johnson & Wales University (AAS, 2007)

Civic Involvement and other interests

  • Associate Board Co-Chair, Pathmaker Award Recipient, Pathway to Adventure Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Law Explorer Post 5, Boy Scouts of America, Associate Advisor (March 2014 – June 2015)
  • Eagle Scout; Order of the Arrow


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois General Bar