Ben practices in the area of commercial litigation with a focus on complex commercial disputes. He uses his experience in both trial and appellate courts to advocate zealously for his clients inside and outside of the courtroom. He seeks to understand his clients' objectives to deliver practical, efficient, and results-oriented guidance through all stages of the litigation process.
Ben has experience representing a wide array of clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to closely held entities in federal and state courts. He has successfully represented clients in industries such as finance, real estate, insurance, healthcare, accounting, and technology.
Ben joined Alexander Ricks as an Associate in September 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Ben was an associate with a Charlotte-based Am Law 200 firm. At his prior firm, he was selected for a special assignment at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office, during which he tried dozens of cases to verdict.
Ben has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (Business Litigation) and Business North Carolina Legal Elite "Young Gun" (Litigation).
Ben maintains an active pro bono practice and is an active member of the Mecklenburg County Bar. He currently serves on the Mecklenburg County Bar Judicial Nominating Committee and is a member of the Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2023.
Ben graduated with Distinction from University of Michigan and graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he served an editor for the Wake Forest Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif.