Ben is originally from Long Island, NY where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in the dual majors of Economics and Business Management from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1992. He received his law degree from the Hofstra University School of Law in 1996 where he was published in the Hofstra Labor Journal in the Spring 1996 edition with a note entitled Going Beyond the Judicially Prescribed Boundaries of the Americans with Disabilities Act and also served as Notes and Comments Editor for the Hofstra Labor Law Journal.

Since Ben was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996, he has engaged in the exclusive representation of Employers by defending Wage and Hour claims, Wrongful Termination lawsuits, Charges of Discrimination, cases falling under the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Florida State Workers’ Compensation Act with a special focus on handling fraudulent claims and defense of Employee Leasing Companies. Ben also defends Employer Liability claims and prepares Employment Contracts as well as Non-Compete Agreements. He regularly counsels employers in handling a full array of employment related matters as well as procedures and business plans. Ben helps Businesses with government regulation at all levels to include audits from the Florida Department of Financial Services, EEOC and Wage & Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. He assists in the drafting of Client Service Agreement for PEOs and helps to create return-to-work programs. He regularly lectures throughout the State of Florida and routinely blogs on the latest employment issues that arise. He is certified by the Florida Department of Financial Services as an instructor in Workers' Compensation as well as General Lines (Property & Casualty) allowing him to offer CEU credits for professionals throughout the insurance industry.

Ben is admitted to practice in all of the Courts of the State of Florida including the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association (Member, Workers' Compensation Section); The Florida Bar (Member, Workers' Compensation and Labor and Employment Sections).

Ben is married to Heather, the true love of his life. They have six amazing children.

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment defense and counseling; Workers’ Compensation Defense; Construction Law and Civil Litigation.