Ben once worked as a raft guide on the Chattooga River.
North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, Class of 2018 Auto liability defense Analyzed defenses and prepared summary judgment motion for car-sharing service in lawsuit seeking no-fault benefits for personal injury, leading to favorable settlement on strength of the client’s defenses. Recovery of litigation defense costs Secured indemnity from liability insurer for defense costs in commercial litigation, following insurer’s initial denial of coverage based on disputed interpretation of policy exclusions. Summary judgment in RESPA dispute Won summary judgment on RESPA claims arising from a dispute over denial of loss mitigation review. Recovery for loss of mortgage lien Obtained recovery from title insurer for mortgage extinguished due to loan origination error, following insurer’s denial of coverage. Reversal of bankruptcy sanctions Successfully appealed sanctions entered against client arising from a dispute over interpretation of Bankruptcy Court order. Title remediation Obtained reversal of adverse ruling in quiet title action arising from errors in mortgage legal description, resulting in judgment for lender confirming a valid lien. Pro bono insurance assistance to hurricane victims Assisted pro bono clients in obtaining insurance recovery for damage from Hurricane Harvey following initial denial of coverage.