Ben is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper's Huntsville office and a member of the firm's Litigation Section. He is an experienced litigator and trial attorney, having defended numerous companies and professionals operating in a broad range of business sectors and industries.
With a diverse and expansive litigation practice, Ben represents clients involved in complex business disputes, real estate litigation and intellectual property matters in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. He also has experience defending doctors and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice lawsuits, as well as drug and medical device manufacturers in product liability cases.
For nearly a decade, a significant portion of Ben's practice has revolved around the representation of landowners, developers and financial institutions in commercial matters involving transactions, land ownership disputes and property tax appeals. Ben's talents in this area have earned him inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Real Estate Litigation.
Ben is frequently engaged to represent his clients in matters involving intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark and trade dress infringement claims. He prosecutes and defends trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as handles domain name disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. Ben also works with clients to protect their intellectual property and trade secrets, both during and after employment, often involving representing business clients in trade secret and non-compete cases.
In addition to inclusion in Best Lawyers, Ben has been recognized for several years by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in Business Litigation.