Ben has extensive experience in appellate litigation, and has secured successful results for his clients before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits, as well as before numerous state appellate courts. Ben also maintains an active practice outside the appellate arena. He has represented clients in individual and class actions involving pensions, securities, and consumer-protection law, among a wide range of other subjects.
Before joining the firm, Ben worked as a Legal fellow of the ACLU Drug Law Reform Project, litigating cases related to drug policy and civil rights. He also served as a clerk to two federal appellate judges: the Honorable Betty Binns Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Diana E. Murphy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
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Articles & Presentations
Benjamin Gould, Radical Jurisprudence , 93 Wash. L. Rev. Online 49 (2018).
Speaker on Rule 23(f) and Class Action Appeals, American Bar Association 19th Annual National Institute on Class Actions, New Orleans, LA, 2015.
A Review of Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, Reading Law (2012), in Trial News, March 2014.
Derek W. Loeser & Benjamin Gould, Point/Counterpoint: Is Rule 23(b)(1) Still Applicable to ERISA Class Actions?, ERISA Compliance and Enforcement Library of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (May 1, 2009).
Derek W. Loeser & Benjamin B. Gould, The Continuing Applicability of Rule 23(b)(1) to ERISA Actions for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Pension & Benefits Reporter, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Sept. 1, 2009).
Derek W. Loeser, Erin M. Riley & Benjamin B. Gould, 2010 ERISA Employer Stock Cases: The Good, the Bad, and the In Between-Plaintiffs’ Perspective, Pensions & Benefits Daily, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Jan. 28, 2011).
Honors & Awards
Recipient of the 2010 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for the article, The Continuing Applicability of Rule 23(b)(1) to ERISA Actions for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Pension & Benefits Reporter, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (Sept. 1, 2009).
Selected to Rising Stars list in Super Lawyers - Washington, 2013 - 2018.
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