Benjamin P. Collins-Wood is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice focuses on advising public and private companies, in particular private equity clients, in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other significant corporate matters including cross-border transactions, fund secondaries and tail-end solutions.

From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Collins-Wood was resident in Debevoise's London office, where he worked extensively on international mergers and acquisitions and other cross-border transactions.

Mr. Collins-Wood joined Debevoise in 2013. Mr. Collins-Wood received his J.D. and LL.M. from Duke University School of Law cum laude in 2013. He received a B.A. summa cum laude and with distinction from the University of Washington in 2009, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Prior to coming to the firm, Mr. Collins-Wood worked at BlackRock, Inc. from 2008 to 2009 as a member of the alternative investment risk team for its $20 billion fund of funds platform.


  • Duke University School of Law, 2013, J.D.
  • Duke University School of Law, 2013, LL.M.
  • University of Washington, 2009, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York