Benjamin J. (Ben) Cilwick

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Spencer Fane attorney Benjamin Cilwick


Ben Cilwick serves as a litigator in cases involving land use, governmental entity defense, water law, and general civil litigation. He works to achieve favorable outcomes for his clients.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he also received a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and served on the Utah Law Review. Prior to law school, Ben studied philosophy at Northern Illinois University and the University of Arizona.



  • University of Utah College of Law, 2023 (J.D.), high honors
  • Northern Illinois University, 2016 (M.A.)
  • University of Portland, 2012 (B.A.), maxima cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Utah

  • Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment, Research Fellow, 2021-2022