Benjamin M. Walker is an associate in the Kansas City office of Lewis Rice. Ben handles a diverse range of civil matters in state and federal courts throughout Kansas and Missouri. In his labor and employment practice, Ben defends clients against Charges of Discrimination and other employment-related claims brought under state and federal law. He has experience with the Missouri Human Rights Act and has authored position statements for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

Ben's practice also involves environmental, chemical, and toxic tort work. He is frequently involved in private litigation, regulatory enforcement actions, and administrative proceedings before agencies across the country.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2019)
    • Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant
    • Research Faculty Fellow for Professor Joel K. Goldstein
    • Student Pupil, Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court
  • University of Missouri (B.A., B.S.B.A., cum laude, 2016)
    • International Studies, Business Administration

Legal Background

  • Associate, Ogletree Deakins (2021-2022)
  • Assistant Attorney General, Missouri Attorney General (2019-2021)
  • Student clerk, The Honorable Audrey Fleissig, District Judge, Eastern District of Missouri (2019)
  • Litigation intern, American Family Insurance (2018)
  • White Collar intern, United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri (2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Vice Chair, Membership and New Lawyers Committee, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section (2022-present)
  • Former Vice Chair, Environmental and Energy Law Committee, Missouri Bar (2020-2021)


  • U.S. District Court

    • District of Kansas

    • Eastern District of Missouri

    • Western District of Missouri

  • Missouri Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Board member, Walinzi Foundation