Benjamin F. Easterlin IV

Ben Easterlin

is a partner in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Easterlin has practiced for more than 35 years, representing prominent companies and individuals across the nation. He served as President of the State Bar of Georgia from 1996-1997, the fifth King & Spalding partner to have served in this capacity.

Experienced as both plaintiff’s and defense counsel, Mr. Easterlin has litigated cases for prominent individuals and estates, local and regional banks and large and small corporations of all types, including companies in the manufacturing, transportation, environmental, agricultural, real estate, timber and service industries. He also possesses extensive bankruptcy litigation experience.


Setting the Interest Rate in Chapter 11 and 12 Bankruptcy Cases, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law Norton 1992,

Awards & Recognition

Selected as one of Georgia’s “Super Lawyers”

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America publication


Judicial Nominating Commission, Judicial Qualifications Commission, Commission of Continuing Legal Competency, Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, Board of Trustees of the Georgia Bar Foundation, Board of the Institute of Continuing Judicial Education, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, American Law Institute, Georgia Bar Foundation (Past Trustee), ICLE (Past Chair of Board of Trustees), Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Lumpkin Inn of Court, Old Warhorse Lawyers Club

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Contracts and Business Torts , 2) Energy Appellate , 3) Appellate and 4) Constitutional and Administrative Law
Law School J.D., University of Georgia
Admitted Year 1974
Education B.B.A., University of Georgia
Bar Member / Association State bar of Georgia
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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