Ben Seelig


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Ben Seelig is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s San Francisco office. Ben focuses his practice on civil litigation, privacy and cybersecurity counseling, government assistance and COVID-19 counseling, and white-collar defense and corporate investigations. Ben also maintains an active pro bono practice and has experience with habeas corpus litigation and immigration asylum and special immigrant juvenile matters.


  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Central District of California


  • Northwestern University, J.D.: Cum Laude; Associate Editor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., History, with Honors

Professional Activities


  • 2019 Law Fellow: Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)
  • Represented technology company in proposed Illinois Biometric Privacy Law class action suit.
  • Provided privacy counseling to technology companies on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA); Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA); Illinois’ Biometric Privacy Law (BIPA); and US and international Data Breach Laws.
  • Represented pro bono client in habeas corpus proceedings and won release from immigration detention.