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Biography

Ben is an associate in the firm’s Richmond office where he is a member of the Corporate and Public Finance Practice Group and the Consumer Finance Practice Group. His practice focuses on public finance, transportation and local government matters, including traditional governmental finance, securities, state and local government law and public/private partnerships. In addition, Ben also has experience in litigation and regulatory compliance issues related to real estate finance; mortgage banking; federal consumer protection statutes; state lending, savings, and consumer protection laws; as well as various other consumer finance issues.

Recognition & Honors

  • Richmond Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • Order of the Coif
  • Manuscripts Editor, University of Richmond Law Review

Associations

  • Federal Bar Association, Richmond Chapter; Director
  • Virginia State Bar; Civil Litigation Division
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Newport News Bar Association
  • The John Marshall American Inn of Court; Associate

Admissions

  • Virginia, 2014
  • Virginia State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Education

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; B.A., 2009
  • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., magna cum laude, 2014