Ben is an experienced trial and appellate litigator. He has a broad commercial practice with an emphasis on international, employment, entertainment, and intellectual property litigation.
A substantial part of Ben’s practice involves the representation of clients in international business litigation. Many of these cross-border disputes involve complex issues and often turn on the application of foreign law. Ben has particular experience litigating civil RICO claims, shareholder derivative suits, and breach of contract actions. In addition, Ben frequently works with foreign counsel in order to coordinate the prosecution of actions abroad.
In the employment arena, Ben has experience litigating collective and class actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employment contract disputes, and claims involving the misappropriation of trade secrets.
In appellate matters, Ben has briefed appeals in numerous federal circuits and the state appellate courts of New York and Pennsylvania.
Ben is also a registered patent attorney and devotes some of his practice to work in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department.
Before Fox Rothschild
Ben previously completed a two-year term as a law clerk for the Honorable Lynne A. Sitarski of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During law school, he provided assistance to the Federal Defenders Habeas Unit in Philadelphia and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, VA, where he researched and formulated policy on cybersecurity.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Active in the legal community, Ben provides pro bono services to the Pennsylvania Innocence Project at Temple University Beasley School of Law, which helps to exonerate those convicted of crimes they did not commit and prevent innocent people from being convicted.