Ben is an attorney in Taft’s Commercial Litigation practice. He represents a broad range of clients in state and federal courts and brings experience across all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation through appeals.

Before joining Taft, Ben clerked for the Hon. Matthew McFarland of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the Hon. R. Patrick DeWine of the Supreme Court of Ohio. He also externed for the Hon. Timothy Black and the Hon. Karen Litkovitz of the Southern District of Ohio and worked as an associate at a regional law firm.

Ben earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.


  • Honoree, James Helmer Law Review Award for Best Contribution to Law Review

  • Intramural ABA Negotiation Competition Winner (2015 – 2016)

All Service Areas


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law (2018)

    magna cum laude
    Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

  • Clayton State University (2010)

    cum laude
    B.A. – English


  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • Federal - U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure in Ohio Courts

    Appointed Ohio Attorney Member (Jan. 1, 2024 – Dec. 31, 2026)

  • Federal Bar Association


  • Cincinnati Bar Association


  • Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry

    Fellow 2016 – 2018

Community Involvement

  • The Federalist Society


  • Saint John the Beloved (PCA)