Benjamin Shechtman focuses his practice on counseling and representing employers in claims brought under every major employment statute, including Title VII, the ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRA, and their state and local counterparts.
He also counsels employers regarding compliance with these statutes and regulations, including but not limited to pre-litigation issues involving employee discipline, leaves of absence, and bonus payments. Ben’s experience includes litigation in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and nationwide.
He also regularly guides employers through administrative charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies nationally, including fact-findings and drafting position statements in response to allegations of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. In addition, Ben has assisted in labor arbitration hearings and represented public utilities before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in consumer complaint cases.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree from Haverford College, and his law degree from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law where he was an associate editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, as well as a member of the Jessup Moot Court Honor Society, the Jewish Law Students Association, Brehon Society, and Prima Facie newspaper and was a class senator from 2010-2011.
- Temple University School of Law, J.D., 2011
- Haverford College, B.A., 2008
BAR ADMISSIONS : Pennsylvania; New Jersey
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- Supreme Court of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court — Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court — Middle District of Pennsylvania
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- Jewish Relief Agency
- Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
- Haverford College Lawyers Network
- Temple Law Alumni Association
- Haverford College Young Alumni Advisory Group
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