Ben Imdieke is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he serves as a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department. His experience includes a broad variety of finance, joint venture, workout and development matters, and he has represented landlords and tenants in large scale, often complex, office and industrial leasing transactions including negotiations for tech industry campuses of up to 750,000 RSF and ancillary property management-related transactions.
Ben received his J.D., summa cum laude, from University of Michigan Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Contributing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. While in law school, he was also a member of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, a volunteer extern for the Office of Chief Counsel, U.S. Internal Revenue Service, and a judicial extern to the Honorable Jeffrey J. Helmick, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
Ben was awarded a Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Fellowship by the Ohio State Bar Association to study how land use planning and land banks can strengthen community in Midwestern cities experiencing population decline.
He earned an M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University, where he was a Jane Addams-Andrew Carnegie Fellow, and his B.A. in Political Science from Kalamazoo College. Prior to attending law school, Ben was a non-profit fundraising executive and a capital campaign consultant for various philanthropic, educational, environmental, social service, arts and culture and health care organizations.
Ben is admitted to practice law in the States of California and Minnesota.
University of Michigan - 2016 Juris Doctor
Indiana University - 2002 Master of Arts
Kalamazoo College - 1999 Bachelor of Arts