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, along with the Hon. R. Patrick DeWine of the Supreme Court of Ohio. He gained additional litigation experience as an associate at a regional law firm.
Ben earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and his B.A., cum laude, in English from Clayton State University. While in law school, Ben was a judicial extern for the Hon. Timothy Black and the Hon. Karen Litkovitz of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Cincinnati Law Review, was a fellow with the Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law & Psychiatry, and received the James Helmer Law Review Award for the best contribution to 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)
B.A. – English
- State - Ohio
- Federal - Southern District of Ohio
- Federal - U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- The Federalist Society