Benjamin L. Nortman serves several roles within Hilco: Co-Managing Partner of Hilco Merchant Resources and as Executive Vice President of Hilco Global, where he focuses on business development and growth for the holding company.
Prior to joining Hilco Global, Ben was a Chicago bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney at the prominent law firms, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue and Holleb & Coff. As a respected as an expert in structuring complex asset acquisition and disposition transactions Ben bring this knowledge to his roles within Hilco Merchant Resources and Hilco Global. Ben assists companies, their lenders and professional advisors with structuring transactions to maximize returns on inventory, machinery and equipment, real estate and accounts receivable. Since 1996, Ben has structured and managed some of the largest and most complex asset disposition transactions in North America. Ben has also worked to acquire and develop licensing strategies for numerous iconic brand names, including Sharper Image, Tommy Armour Golf, Bombay Company, Linens ‘N Things, Polaroid and Aéropostale.
Ben is a 1986 graduate of Tulane University and received his JD from Loyola University Law School in 1991.