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Biography

As a senior 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.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

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.

Education

Law School

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2012

Undergraduate School

University of Georgia, B.B.A., Banking and Finance, 2009, cum laude

Clerkship

Ben served as a clerk for the court and judge below:

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Hon. Willis Hunt, Summer 2010

Bar Membership

Ben is licensed to practice in the following states:

Tennessee, 2014

Florida, 2012

Courts

Ben is admitted to practice before the following courts:

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

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2019

Dean’s Award for Public Service, 2012

AT&T Excellence in Pro Bono Legal Services Award, 2011

Georgia Merit Scholarship

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Florida Bar Association

Nashville Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

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