Ben joined Werman Salas as an associate in 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Ben has been a practicing attorney since 2013, most recently serving as an associate at two global law firms, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Littler Mendelson P.C., where he specialized in management-side labor & employment defense. As a defense lawyer, Ben represented employers in the online retail, food and beverage, financial services, and automobile manufacturing sectors. Ben has litigated single-plaintiff and complex class action cases in jurisdictions throughout the country on a wide-range of issues, including unpaid wages, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, compensation and benefits, and leaves of absence. Together with his private practice experience, Ben served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Ursula Ungaro (ret.), U.S. District Judge in the Southern District of Florida.
Ben is a member of the Illinois and Florida bars. He received his B.S. from Florida State University and his J.D., with honors, from University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Journal of Law & Public Policy.