Managing Partner, Buckley LLP

Benjamin Klubes is a banking and finance lawyer recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Washingtonian magazine. Buckley strives to incorporate the unique backgrounds and perspectives of its lawyers into all of its work to better serve its clients and communities. Among other recognitions, the firm is a 2018 LCLD Compass Award recipient, was ranked #3 on Vault’s 2019 Best Law Firms for Women, and has scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index each of the last four years.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Benjamin created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Benjamin's pledge here

Joined 2015 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017) 
Fellows nominated:
2022: Leslie Meredith; 2021: Susanna Sedrak; 2020: Edward Somers; 2019: Scott Sakiyama; 2018: Shara Chang; 2017: Mehul Madia; 2016: Veena Viswanatha; 2015: Antonio Reynolds

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Cierra Newman, Jill Winter; 2021: James Chou, Margaux Curie; 2020: Christopher Walcyszyn; 2019: Chris Napier; 2018: Daniel Cheriyan; 2017: Andrew Lim; 2016: Alex Lutch

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2020: Sabrina Minhas; 2019: Raymond Simmons, Kailin Liu; 2018: Rachel Jannell Granger, Shireen Lankarani; 2017: Aporajita Ali; 2016: Nicole Chen 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2015 

Annual Meeting (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)

Members: Benjamin Klubes

Diversity Professional: Leah Carlson, Caitlin Kasmar, Jonice Gray Tucker

Communications: Mark Lutin, Todd Davenport