Biography

Ben provides practical legal guidance to help clients address day-to-day challenges and long-term objectives.

As part of Verrill’s Business Law Group, Ben provides transactional representation in which he reviews, negotiates, and drafts agreements based on specific client goals. In addition, he advises clients on matters that occur throughout a business’s life cycle, including entity selection, employment issues, joint venture transactions, outside funding, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Verrill, Ben worked as an associate in the business and corporate department of a general practice firm outside of Boston where he represented emerging and established privately held businesses.

Ben lives in Boston with his wife, Laura. Outside of the office, Ben enjoys traveling and playing basketball and golf.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School  (J.D.)
  • Suffolk University Sawyer Business School  (M.B.A.)
  • Bates College  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Clerkships

  • Juvenile Court, Bristol County, Honorable John S. Spinale

Court and Other Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Maine PUC Clarifies Ability of Level 2 Projects to “Leapfrog” Level 4 Projects in Interconnection Queue

After months of uncertainty over the issue of whether Level 2 renewable energy projects can “leapfrog” Level 4 projects in the queue, the Maine PUC clarified one of the ambiguities. Specifically, in response to...

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

News

Verrill Welcomes Associates Brody Haverly-Johndro, Maye Emlein, Victoria Larson, Chris Petronio, Abby Plummer, and Alexander Read

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

Blog

401(k) Plan Matching Contributions: To True Up or Not True Up?

As a matter of plan design, for purposes of matching contributions some 401(k) plans provide that a participant’s compensation for the entire plan year is taken into account (regardless of whether the participant makes...

Blog

Maine PUC to Kick Off Review of Grid Plan to Assist Clean Energy Transition

Last month, the Maine Public Utilities Commission initiated a proceeding to identify the priorities to be addressed in an electric grid plan that will assist Maine in the “cost-effective transition to a clean, affordable...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Publication/Podcast

The PHE is Ending: Do You Know Where Your Waivers Are?

While the pandemic is not over, the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) is expected to expire soon, which means that a number of operational, safety, and billing standards that were waived at the beginning...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

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