As a managing associate with the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group, Ben advises several automobile manufacturers in matters relating to troubled automobile parts suppliers, including large supplier and automotive bankruptcies.
As a member of the Financial Technology Service Team, Ben provides business and legal insight to a variety of companies in the payments industry, including advising clients in the blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital assets environment.
Ben has extensive experience as a commercial litigator, working on complex cases involving business disputes for an array of clients. He appreciates the opportunity to help Nashville businesses navigate legal disputes and achieve comprehensive solutions in a cost-efficient manner.
Ben obtained a $2 million+ judgment as counsel for one of the “big four” publishing companies in a copyright infringement action involving over 500 musical compositions.
He has also represented various financial institutions in cases involving loan servicing, auto finance, and mutual funds, and has experience working on matters involving labor and employment.
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2012
University of Georgia, B.B.A., Banking and Finance, 2009, cum laude
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Hon. Willis Hunt, Summer 2010
Tennessee Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Florida Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars® (Bankruptcy), 2019-2020
Dean’s Award for Public Service, 2012
AT&T Excellence in Pro Bono Legal Services Award, 2011
Georgia Merit Scholarship
Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association, Board Member
American Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Jewish Federation of Nashville, NowGen Board Co-Chair
Center for Nonprofit Management, Innovation Catalyst Team Member, 2018
University School of Nashville Mock Trial Coach, 2017-2018
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Board of Directors Intern, 2016-2017
Young Leaders Council – Class 66, 2016
December 1, 2020
November 11, 2019
November 25, 2015