Ben is an experienced trial and appellate litigator. He has a broad commercial practice with a particular emphasis on health care, securities, international business and First Amendment litigation.
A substantial part of Ben’s practice involves the representation of clients in the health care field in a wide variety of matters, including class action defense, health care fraud, ERISA, COBRA, provider-payer disputes and bad faith coverage denials.
In the international business arena, Ben represents corporate clients in cross-border disputes involving civil RICO claims, shareholder derivative suits and trade secret misappropriation actions.
Ben also has a robust First Amendment practice that focuses primarily on the defense of companies against claims of defamation.
In appellate matters, Ben has briefed appeals in numerous federal circuits and the state appellate courts of New York and Pennsylvania.
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. Ben also represents clients through post-conviction proceedings and has assisted in the representation of indigent clients facing criminal charges in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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.
Honors & Awards
- Named to the "Pennsylvania Rising Stars" list for Business Litigation by Super Lawyers (2018-2020)