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.



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

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts


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

Court and Other Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights


Successful Representation of Insurer before U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Verrill successfully represented an insurer before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine in an insurance coverage matter alleging that the insurer improperly denied a defense and indemnification to a landlord under...


Catch-Up Contributions: IRS Provides Relief from Roth Requirements of SECURE 2.0

On August 25, 2023, the IRS issued IRS Notice 2023-62 , providing much needed relief for employers who have been struggling to implement Section 603 of the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0&rdquo...


Corporate Transparency Act regulations will go into effect soon and will affect almost all startup companies

On August 18, the Maine Venture Fund published an article by Verrill Partner Gregory Fryer, “Corporate Transparency Act regulations will go into effect soon and will affect almost all startup companies.” In the article...


No Longer a Walk In The Park -- Entity Formation Under the U.S. Corporate Transparency Act

Presently, forming a corporation, LLC, or other entity in the U.S. can be done on a largely anonymous basis, without naming its owners and with only limited disclosures about managers, officers, and directors. Under...


Conducting Workplace Investigations

Join Verrill’s Erik Peters and Elizabeth Johnston on Wednesday, October 18, for Conducting Workplace Investigations. When and why should you open an investigation? Who is the best person to conduct it? Should you handle...


How AI Can Alter Skill Contests

AI could very well be today’s “Modern Prometheus” in the world of skill contests. Earlier this year, the AI-generated photograph “The Electrician” was a finalist in the World Photograph Organization’s Sony World Photograph Awards...


Annual Update: The Legal Year in Review

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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...


82 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2024, Including 10 Named Lawyers of the Year


Gratitude for Anya Endsley

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