Ben Gordon litigates complex civil matters. He regularly represents corporate, institutional and municipal clients in a wide variety of state and federal matters. He focuses his practice on construction and surety litigation and insurance coverage litigation, including defense of "write-your-own" insurance carriers under the National Flood Insurance Program. Ben is also committed to pro bono work and has represented indigent clients in domestic violence matters.
Ben was recently chosen by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to participate on a panel that developed training materials for mediators and arbitrators in preparation for hundreds of planned mediations and arbitrations in Hurricane Sandy flood insurance coverage cases pending before the Court.
While attending law school, Ben tried cases for the Defender Association of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. He received numerous awards for his trial advocacy, oral advocacy and negotiation skills. Ben served as a staff member on the Temple International & Comparative Law Journal and was a fellow in the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society. He also clerked for a Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge.