Tamara Thompson

Ben Gliksman Senior Attorney

Ben Gliksman HeadshotBen Gliksman is a California lawyer advising venture capital firms and emerging growth companies and specializing in venture capital and private equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, securities law compliance matters and general corporate matters.

Ben joined Thompson Legal Advisory Services in April 2017 and is committed to providing superior legal services to the firm’s clients across its various practice areas. Prior to joining the firm, Ben was a corporate associate in the Palo Alto, California office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati P.C. where he represented investors and emerging growth companies in debt and equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, technology transactions and related corporate and securities matters. He began his career at Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto, Canada, where he practiced in the technology, media and entertainment group with an emphasis on advising start-up companies, venture capital firms and clean energy companies.

Ben has represented clients across a wide range of industries, including software, life sciences, ecommerce, energy, and financial services. Throughout his career, Ben has strived to serve the start-up and venture capital community, including providing pro bono services to founders, incubators and accelerators. He looks forward to continuing to be an active member of the technology community and welcomes any opportunity to connect and lend a hand.

Ben received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto, Canada, in 2010 and is admitted to practice law in California and Ontario (inactive). Ben may be contacted via email at and is based in the Greater Toronto Area.