Ben is an associate in the Irvine office. Prior to joining A&W, Ben spent almost three years as an associate attorney with a Coachella Valley-based municipal law firm, where he served as Deputy City Attorney for the cities of Rancho Mirage and Moreno Valley and as Deputy City Attorney and Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Desert Hot Springs. During that time, Ben gained significant experience in municipal code enforcement, litigation, labor and employment law, marijuana law, and public contracts, among other practice areas.
While attending law school, Ben served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Mark S. Wallace of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, and as a research assistant to Professor Justin Levitt, a nationally renowned election law expert. Also during law school, Ben worked as a law clerk at a civil litigation law firm located in downtown Los Angeles, where he remained as an associate attorney for his first year of practice.