Benjamin Wright

Benjamin Wright

Lawyer
Location:
Columbus, Ohio
Phone:
614-285-3383
Fax:
614-522-6208
Email:

I am Ben Wright, an experienced litigator who represents individuals and businesses throughout central Ohio in business disputes, insurance disputes and many other civil litigation matters. I launched my own firm in 2014 with a commitment to provide legal representation that is affordable, dependable and personalized to each client’s needs.

My education and experience makes me uniquely qualified to tackle a wide variety of business matters – with a focus on litigation. I have earned an Engineering degree, a Law degree, a Master of Laws in Business and Taxation, and an MBA. I work with businesses and individuals throughout central Ohio. You can get a better sense of the types of cases I handle here.

I welcome the opportunity to review your situation and recommend the best course of action. Often, I resolve disputes for my clients without the need to litigate. There are no guarantees in terms of outcome, but if I represent you in a legal matter, you can be assured that I will be completely committed to producing the best possible result.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Disparagement
  • Defamation
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • Magister in Business and Taxation
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor, pro bono
  • University of Illinois. College of Business
    • Masters of Business Administration
  • University of Illinois, College of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Published Works

  • The Potential Repercussions of Denying Disabled Veterans the Freedom to Hire an Attorney, 19 FED. CIR. B. J. 433 , March, 2010
  • Veterans and Servicemembers Court Treatment Act, 730 ILL. COMP. STAT. 167 (2010)
  • Putting the Identity Back Into Identity Theft: A Proposal for a More Complete State Solution to Non-Financial Identity Theft, 4 PRIV. & DATA SEC. L.J. 611 (July 2009), July, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Insurance Coverage For Intentional and Unlawful Acts, The Ohio Association for Justice Navigating through Statutes, Insurance Policies, and Regulations, January 21, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2015 Columbus CEO Top Lawyers
  • Avvo Client Choice Award
  • Hazardous Material Transportation Certifier
  • Professional Engineer Intern License
  • Eagle Scout
  • Purple Heart Medal
  • Jumpmaster
  • Summary Court Martial Officer
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Combat Infantryman Badge
  • Bronze Combat Device for Parachutist Badge
  • Pathfinder Badge
  • Army Commendation Medals Ranger Tab
  • Parachutist Badge
  • 2015 AV Preeminent
  • 2015 AVVO Rating 10/10 Superb

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Athletic Club of Columbus
  • Ohio Task Force on Criminal Justice and Mental Illness, Veterans Courts and Military Affairs Subcommittee
  • German Village Society
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Hoover Sailing Club
  • American Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Legion
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

Past Employment Positions

  • Gallagher, Gams, Pryor, Tallan & Littrell, L.L.P., Associate Lawyer
  • Wright and Associates, Inc., Construction Supervisor
  • 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, U.S. Army, Company Commander, Captain; Assistant Operations Officer, Captain; Logistics Officer, Captain
  • 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Executive Officer, Lieutenant; Platoon Leader, Lieutenant
  • 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Platoon Leader, Lieutenant