Benjamin Hartwell

Profile

Ben devotes his practice to developing practical and effective solutions for clients in civil litigation matters. Through his acumen for investigation, legal research, and written advocacy, he has implemented winning strategies in a variety of legal contexts including products liability,premises liability, toxic exposure, patent infringement, eminent domain, commercial fraud, and contract interpretation.

Prior to joining Ward Greenberg, Ben clerked in New Jersey’s intermediate appellate court where he assisted with preparation of groundbreaking judicial opinions addressing issues such as mode-of-operation liability, public access to government records, and municipal zoning rights. He also completed internships with two federal judges in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Ben received numerous accolades during his time at Rutgers Law School. He was named Champion of the Honorable James Hunter III Moot Court Competition and received the distinction of “Best Orator.” He also served as Lead Articles Editor for the Rutgers University Law Review and published a scholarly article highlighting the tension between the nationwide tort reform movement and various equal protection guarantees in state constitutions. He was recognized multiple times as a Dean’s Scholar and received awards for “Best Brief” in both introductory and advanced legal writing courses.

Ben is a proud Cleveland sports fan.  In addition to cheering for the Browns, Cavs, and Indians, he most enjoys 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 devotes his practice to developing practical and effective solutions for clients in civil litigation matters. Through his acumen for investigation, legal research, and written advocacy, he has implemented winning strategies in a variety of legal contexts including products liability,premises liability, toxic exposure, patent infringement, eminent domain, commercial fraud, and contract interpretation.

Prior to joining Ward Greenberg, Ben clerked in New Jersey’s intermediate appellate court where he assisted with preparation of groundbreaking judicial opinions addressing issues such as mode-of-operation liability, public access to government records, and municipal zoning rights. He also completed internships with two federal judges in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Ben received numerous accolades during his time at Rutgers Law School. He was named Champion of the Honorable James Hunter III Moot Court Competition and received the distinction of “Best Orator.” He also served as Lead Articles Editor for the Rutgers University Law Review and published a scholarly article highlighting the tension between the nationwide tort reform movement and various equal protection guarantees in state constitutions. He was recognized multiple times as a Dean’s Scholar and received awards for “Best Brief” in both introductory and advanced legal writing courses.

Ben is a proud Cleveland sports fan.  In addition to cheering for the Browns, Cavs, and Indians, he most enjoys 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