Benjamin W. Hulse joined Blackwell Burke P.A. as a partner in June 2010. Before joining the Firm, Mr. Hulse was a partner in the
litigation practice group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. He has represented corporate clients in a diverse array of matters, including
jury trials, class actions, antitrust litigation, and appeals in state and federal courts throughout the country.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Hulse served as a law clerk to the Honorable James B. Loken, United States Court of Appeals for
the Eighth Circuit. He is admitted to the bars of the Supreme Courts of Illinois and Minnesota; the U.S. District Courts for the District of Minnesota, the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin; and the U.S. Courts
of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Seventh, and Eighth Circuit.