The law firm of Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa has promoted Benjamin E. Haskin to Member of the firm, effective January 1, 2020.
Ben is a business litigation attorney who specializes in assisting small and medium sized companies realize practical solutions to business disputes involving contracts, shareholders/members, employees, trademarks and other similar instances of alleged wrongdoing. He works closely with his clients to explore resolutions with the aim of avoiding or minimizing litigation costs while maximizing the client’s return.
A skilled litigator, Ben has successfully defended his client’s interest in a broad range of complex litigation in state and federal courts as well as private arbitration centers involving shareholder rights, contract disputes, trade secrets, restrictive covenants and other business torts. He has also litigated cases involving the Uniform Commercial Code, ERISA and the Lanham Act. He is also an accomplished appellate lawyer having drafted and argued a number of successful appeals in the Illinois Appellate Courts.
Ben joined the firm as an associate in 2011 after graduating magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Since 2017 he has been recognized annually as an Emerging Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by Illinois Leading Lawyers. In 2018 and 2019 he was named a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers.
Ben is a member of the Executive Board of Legal Aid Chicago’s Ambassadors Board, which supports the mission and programs of Legal Aid Chicago by helping to raise the resources needed to make equal justice a reality for the most vulnerable people in the community. He was the co-chair of the Outreach Committee from 2017 through 2019, and is currently a co-chair of Member Engagement.