Ben Barlow’s practice mainly focuses on litigation. Ben graduated from Bridgewater College in 1997 with a BA in History and Political Science. After graduating, Ben spent a year in AmeriCorps and then went on to do post graduate work in Psychology and Education at James Madison University.
In 2004 Ben graduated from the University Of Richmond School Of Law, receiving the Family Law and Outstanding Oral Advocate graduation awards and being named to the Order of Barristers Honor Society. While in law school, Ben won the Carrico Moot Court Competition in addition to the Richmond Trial Advocacy Competition.
Ben began his litigation career as an Associate Attorney at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLLC where he worked as a litigation associate representing companies in civil and commercial litigation and securities litigation and arbitration matters as well as advising individuals and small businesses on business formation issues.
While at WAW, Ben also established an excellent reputation for Pro Bono representation. In 2006, Ben moved to Maryland to work as an Attorney for the National Security Agency, advising agency managers on numerous personnel, policing, security-clearance, and federal agency interaction issues.
Following his time with the Federal Government, Ben completed an internship at a prominent Maryland Transformative Mediation firm and then began working in a contract capacity for Washington D.C. and Baltimore area firms on matters ranging from complex litigation regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to major mergers and acquisitions.