Benjamin D. Janacek


Washington, D.C.
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Benjamin Janacek focuses on appellate work in his steadily growing litigation practice. His experience includes legal research and analysis on complex statutory and constitutional questions and collaborating on majority, concurring and dissenting opinions.

Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Ben clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. During law school, he clerked for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Policy, where he received a solid foundation in performing research and formulating arguments.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • The District of Columbia Bar

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Paul Matey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit: Law Clerk (2021)
  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate (2020)
  • U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee: Law Clerk (2019)
  • Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice: Law Clerk (2019)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, 2021; George Mason Law Review, Associate Developments Editor (2020 to 2021)
  • B.A., Government and Law, Lafayette College, 2018, summa cum laude