Bio

Ben is Chairman of the Litigation Section and his practice focuses on complex litigation, government contracting law, labor law, government investigations, and trade regulation. He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in both state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and the National Labor Relations Board. He has also represented a number of companies and individuals in response to government investigations and civil investigative demands. He represents a number of large- and medium-size government contracting, financial services, manufacturing, and health-care companies.

Ben attended Campbell University where he received his B.A., cum laude, and his J.D.

  • James Archibald Campbell Meritorious Service Award (2016)
  • Campbell Law School “James Iredell” Award (2016)
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation–Labor & Employment (2009-2021)
  • Listed among North Carolina Super Lawyers for Government/Cities/Municipalities (2006-2008); Government Contracts (2009-2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2020
  • Listed among Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite: Litigation (2005, 2009-2010, 2012-2016)
  • Listed as a Benchmark Litigation “Local Litigation Star” for Antitrust and General Commercial in North Carolina (2013-2020)
  • Campbell University “Distinguished Alumnus” Award (2010)
  • Recognized as a leading General Commercial Litigation attorney by Chambers USA (2014-2017)
  • American Bar Association, Public Contracts and Litigation Sections
  • American Association for Justice
  • Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation and Labor & Employment Sections
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Committee on Professionalism
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • National Contract Management Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member, Campbell University Board of Trustees (Chairman 2012-2016; 2019-)
  • Member, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law Board of Visitors (Chairman 2010-2011)
  • Moten v. Warren Unilube, Inc., No. 3:10CV00126, 2011 WL 2469850 (E.D. Ark. June 21, 2011)
  • Shell Trademark Management B.V. v. Warren Unilube, Inc. 765 F. Supp. 2d 884 (S.D. Texas 2011)
  • GenPhar, Inc. v. United States, Case No. 08-788C (Fed. Cl. June 11, 2009)
  • Park Tower Management Ltd. v. United States and LB&B Associates Inc., 67 Fed. Cl. 548 (2005)
  • Park Tower Management Ltd., B-295589, B-295589.2, Mar. 22, 2005, 2005 CPD ¶ 77 (Before the U.S. Government Accountability Office)
  • Consolidated Engineering Services, Inc. v. United States and LB&B Associates Inc., 64 Fed. Cl. 617 (2005)
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., B-281681.12, B-281681.13, Dec. 16, 1999, 2000 CPD ¶ 23 (Before the U.S. General Accounting Office)
  • Moore v. McKibbon Bros., Inc., 41 F. Supp. 2d 1350 (N.D. Ga. 1998)
  • DTH Management Group v. Kelso, 844 F. Supp. 251 (E.D.N.C. 1993)
  • Action Services Corp. v. Garrett, 790 F. Supp. 1188 (D.P.R. 1992)