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Ben is a Partner at Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC and has been practicing law since 2004. He is admitted in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for both the Second and Third Circuits. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan (1999) and a J.D. from Albany Law School (2004).

Prior to Jones, Wolf & Kapasi, LLC, Ben litigated for several New York City law firms and was the Court Attorney for a New York City Criminal Court Judge. Ben has successfully argued many cases including, Restrepo v. Home Depot, 92 A.D.3d 857 (2nd Dept. 2012) in the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, and has defeated numerous dispositive motions in both State and Federal court. He is also the author of "Can Your Hear Me Now?": Cellular Phones and Mass Tort Litigation After Newman v. Motorola, 14 Alb.L.J. Sci. & Tech. 267 (2003).

Before beginning his legal career, Ben worked for several years as Legislative Assistant for a New York Congressman in Washington, D.C. He is a member of Business Network International (BNI), the New York City Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA). He is also a Director on the Albany Law School National Alumni Association and a Pro Bono Counsel at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Focus: Litigation