Ben Pedersen is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets Group and member of the Special Situations team. His practice focuses on a broad range of capital markets transactions, regularly representing issuers, private equity firms and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and advising public and private companies on securities laws, disclosure, corporate governance and general corporate matters.

Mr. Pedersen joined Debevoise in 2013. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2013, where he was a Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, submissions editor of the Cardozo Law Review and Order of the Coif. He received his B.A. from Cornell University in 2008.

Prior to law school, Mr. Pedersen worked as a credit analyst for Farm Credit East, ACA.


  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2013, J.D.
  • Cornell University, 2008, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York