Benjamin Noren has a diverse litigation practice that encompasses commercial matters and civil cases in federal, state, appellate courts, and arbitration. In recent years, he has handled a number of matters in the food and beverage, real estate, pharmaceutical, transportation, and financial sectors. Ben has experience handling claims involving fraud, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, corporate dissolutions, and employment discrimination. Ben has represented, among others:
- one of the world’s largest providers of business process services in a trial in the SDNY relating to contractual claims asserted by a colocation facility, winning a trial verdict dismissing all claims, and successfully defending the district court’s decision in the Second Circuit;
- a law firm at trial, successfully defending a former partner’s breach of contract claims;
- a nationwide honey manufacturer against deceptive marketing claims;
- a pharmaceutical company’s breach of contract claims against an advertiser;
- a Government Agency in a trial in the EDNY relating to claims that its police force used excessive force in an arrest;
- a property owner, whose property had been physically damaged when a plane failed to take-off at an airport due to an unscrupulous plan to falsify records and overfill its gas tank;
- a Governmental Agency who was facing allegations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, Federal Whistleblower Act, and related state-based human rights laws, successfully obtained a dismissal on Summary Judgment.
Ben is recognized for his strategic ability to successfully and aggressively resolve disputes, in an efficient and cost-conscious manner. He has a track record of developing and implementing creative solutions to complex legal problems.
Prior to joining DHC, Ben spent six years as an attorney for Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, where he learned to manage all aspects of complex litigation. Ben began his legal career in public service for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In that capacity, he defended the Port Authority in six jury trials to verdict and brought a number of property damage/breach of contract cases, which won the Port Authority over 5 million dollars.