Ben’s practice is focused on employment and civil-rights defense work. He defends companies and other employers against federal and state law employment claims and has handled matters in Washington State federal and state court, in arbitration, and before the EEOC, the Department of Labor, the Washington State Human Rights Commission and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights. His experience includes defending clients against administrative charges and individual and class action lawsuits asserting claims of employment discrimination based on such protected classifications as age, gender, race, and disability, lawsuits alleging hostile work environment and harassment, and actions alleging retaliation, whistleblowing, and wage and hour violations. He also represents companies in trade-secret, unfair competition, consumer-protection, breach of contract, and other employment-related litigation. In addition, Mr. Stone represents landlords, property managers, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation against federal and state law claims of disability discrimination and violation of the fair housing laws.
J.D. 1995, Brooklyn Law School; Dean’s List; Managing Editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
Awards and Recognitions
• Elected “Super Lawyer” for Employment Litigation Defense by Washington Law and Politics
• Rating of “10” (Superb) on Avvo for Employment Litigation Defense
Benjamin practices in the Seattle office of Sandman Savrann’s Associated Firm, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP.