Ben has been in legal practice since 1997. Ben’s practice is focused on employment law, personal injury and workers’ compensation, and cases involving property right disputes.
Ben has been honored as a Super Lawyer from the New England region in the category of representing employees in employment discrimination cases. Only 5% of the lawyers in New England may receive the Super Lawyer honor.
Ben has also earned the respect and gratitude of his clients. His clients have given him a rating of “preeminent” through the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service.
Ben tries cases before New Hampshire juries, Superior Court judges and State administrative agencies. He has successfully represented many employees in a variety of wrongful termination cases, discrimination claims and claims for workers’ compensation benefits. He regularly appears before the New Hampshire Department of Labor, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state and federal courts. An experienced appellate lawyer, Ben has also argued several appeals before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Law School: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1996.
College: Dartmouth College,
Professional activities:New Hampshire Bar Association
President, New Hampshire Association of Justice
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member of Rye, NH Zoning Board
Professional Recognition:Author:Protecting “Deep Pocket” Defendants at the Expense of the Innocent Plaintiffs They Injuries: The DeBenedetto Decision and Its Aftermath. Recipient of the 2008 Union Leader's 40 Under 40 Award, recognizing New Hampshire leaders under the age of 40