Clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, locally-owned businesses turn to Ben for their commercial litigation matters.

Overview

Ben has experience representing clients on a wide range of issues including employment matters, products liability cases and commercial disputes. He regularly engages in all phases of civil litigation, and has jury trial and appellate practice experience.

During law school, Ben gained invaluable experience as an intern with the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Experience

Among recent successes, Ben represented a client in enforcing a restrictive covenant with a prior employee to prevent the disclosure of confidential proprietary trade secrets.

Ben has advised and defended against employment discrimination charges and lawsuits, including claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and its state companion laws.

Ben successfully defended and obtained a complete dismissal of a multimillion dollar False Claims Act case brought by a client's competitor.

He successfully appealed and reversed a significant monetary judgement against a small, family-owned business.

Ben drafted a victorious dispositive motion dismissing multiple claims in a complex multimillion dollar commercial lawsuit in federal court.

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Publications

"WARNING: Prop 65 "Can Expose" Product Manufacturers to Increased Litigation in California," October 2016

"California's Proposition 65: History and Proposed Amendments in 2016," May 2016

"Federal Preemption of State and Local Laws Governing Children's Products," April 2016

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Young Leaders of Barnes Jewish Hospital, Junior Board Member

Missouri Bar, 2014

Metropolitan Bar of St. Louis, 2014

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2014
  • Illinois, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2016

Education

St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014

  • Order of the Woolsack
  • St. Louis University Law Journal, Lead Editor

University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2011

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