Benjamin Hartwell

Profile

Ben concentrates his practice on litigation, developing and executing practical solutions through his particular acumen for investigation, legal research, and written advocacy. He has developed effective strategies for clients in matters involving product liability, premises liability, toxic tort, patent infringement, eminent domain, employer negligence, and the Uniform Commercial Code. 

Prior to joining Ward Greenberg, Ben served as a law clerk in the intermediate appellate court of New Jersey, where he contributed to the resolution of groundbreaking cases on issues such as mode-of-operation liability, public access to government records, and municipal zoning rights. He has also completed internships with two federal judges, including the former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

In law school, Ben was named Champion and “Best Orator” of the Honorable James Hunter III Moot Court Competition and served as Lead Articles Editor for the Rutgers University Law Review. He was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar on numerous occasions and received “Best Brief” awards in both introductory and advanced legal writing courses.

Ben is an avid Cleveland sports fan. When he is not in the office, he enjoys cheering for the Browns, Cavaliers, and Indians and spending time with his wife and dog.

Credentials

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • University of Mount Union, B.A., cum laude, 2012

Admissions to Practice

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania (Eastern)
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey

Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

Presentations & PUBLICATIONS

  • “Special Laws, Court-Access, and the Impact of Tort Reform on State Equal Protection Principles.” Rutgers University Law Review, vol. 67.

Recognition

Community

Testimonials

Profile

Ben concentrates his practice on litigation, developing and executing practical solutions through his particular acumen for investigation, legal research, and written advocacy. He has developed effective strategies for clients in matters involving product liability, premises liability, toxic tort, patent infringement, eminent domain, employer negligence, and the Uniform Commercial Code. 

Prior to joining Ward Greenberg, Ben served as a law clerk in the intermediate appellate court of New Jersey, where he contributed to the resolution of groundbreaking cases on issues such as mode-of-operation liability, public access to government records, and municipal zoning rights. He has also completed internships with two federal judges, including the former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

In law school, Ben was named Champion and “Best Orator” of the Honorable James Hunter III Moot Court Competition and served as Lead Articles Editor for the Rutgers University Law Review. He was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar on numerous occasions and received “Best Brief” awards in both introductory and advanced legal writing courses.

Ben is an avid Cleveland sports fan. When he is not in the office, he enjoys cheering for the Browns, Cavaliers, and Indians and spending time with his wife and dog.

Credentials

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • University of Mount Union, B.A., cum laude, 2012

Admissions to Practice

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania (Eastern)
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey

Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

Presentations & PUBLICATIONS

  • “Special Laws, Court-Access, and the Impact of Tort Reform on State Equal Protection Principles.” Rutgers University Law Review, vol. 67.

Recognition

Community

Testimonials