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Benjamin H Kilborn, Jr. Esq.

Outside Chief Legal Executive



  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law (with honors)
  • B.A., Dule University (cum laude)


  • Alabama
  • Florida


Benjamin H Kilborn, Jr.

Benjamin H. Kilborn, Jr. (Ben) is a seasoned corporate attorney and business executive who brings over 25 years of legal experience coupled with extensive real-world business acumen to Outside Chief Legal LLC. A native of the Mobile, Alabama area, Ben began his distinguished legal career at two of Mobile's preeminent litigation defense firms after graduating cum laude from Duke University and earning his Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he received an exemplary A+ in Contract Law.
Following his tenure in private practice, Ben's entrepreneurial spirit led him to the business world, serving for over a decade as General Counsel and trusted legal advisor for an array of companies spanning the hospitality, retail, entertainment, financial services, and manufacturing industries throughout Mobile and Baldwin Counties. In these executive roles, Ben not only expertly managed corporate transactions and legal compliance, but also leveraged his pragmatic business insights to drive strategic growth initiatives across operations, sales, marketing, and business development.
A versatile leader, Ben has spearheaded groundbreaking Public-Private Partnerships, securing landmark economic development incentives. He has orchestrated multi-million dollar real estate acquisitions and development projects from conception through permitting and construction. Ben has revolutionized business models, launched new products and vertical markets, and forged lucrative strategic partnerships and distribution channels. His triumphs include propelling a nascent financial education startup to a 7-figure acquisition and establishing a pioneering government bidding program that unlocked over $5 million in new sales opportunities.
Ben's multifaceted expertise transcends the practice of law, making him an invaluable asset for corporate clients seeking big-picture legal strategies aligned with overarching business objectives. With a rare combination of top-tier legal credentials and acute business instincts honed over decades, Ben Kilborn delivers sophisticated counsel marked by creative vision and an uncompromising commitment to maximizing client success.
Admitted to practice in Alabama and Florida, Ben's diverse experience and profound insights empower Outside Chief Legal's clients to confidently navigate complex legal landscapes while capitalizing on strategic business opportunities.