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Ben is an advocate who takes pride in representing clients when it matters most. His criminal practice includes defending clients involved in government investigations and prosecutions as well as conducting internal investigations. He has represented targets, subjects and witnesses in government investigations and prosecutions related to potential embezzlement of non-profit funds, alleged federal tax fraud, alleged securities fraud, environmental enforcement actions and others. Ben’s civil practice primarily focuses on securing or defending against immediate, emergency injunctive relief. He has experience litigating trade secret misappropriation, breaches of contract involving non-competition and non-solicitation restrictive covenants, shareholder and member disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty and fraud.

On January 1, 2021, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. Included among its provisions is the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which, in short, requires qualifying businesses to disclose so-called “beneficial owners.” The purpose undoubtedly is to root out shell companies that avoid detection, regulation or enforcement through complex, opaque ownership