Ben Spang is a skilled and experienced litigation and trial attorney with a diverse background. He practices in both State and Federal Courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, construction and financial services litigation.
Ben handles a wide range of construction matters spanning the spectrum of public, commercial and residential. He has experience litigating claims in connection with the design, development and construction of various projects throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including construction defect cases, design errors, delay claims, construction and mechanics lien enforcement and defense, as well as insurance coverage litigation. His experience and ability to develop practical and cost efficient solutions allows him to counsel clients and identify potential problems before they arise and also to quickly and successfully resolve issues that do occur.
In his financial services practice, Ben has a wealth of experience litigating disputes and claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Regulation E, credit card payment processing and other payment systems disputes. He assists clients with commercial loan workouts and commercial foreclosure actions. His clients include both local and national banks as well as other lending institutions. Ben’s experience along with his knowledge of financial regulations and statutes allow him to effectively counsel and work with his clients to achieve excellent results.
Ben has substantial experience counseling business owners in shareholder and member disputes for both large and closely held business entities. He has litigated claims involving minority shareholder oppression, disassociation of members, business dissolutions, shareholder derivative, breach of fiduciary duties and compulsory buyouts of ownership interests. His understanding of the often complex nature of the relationships between the parties and the intricacies of the laws which govern disputes enables him to effectively craft cost efficient solutions when practical, or if not practical, fully litigate the dispute for the benefit of his clients.
In addition to his specialized experience, Ben has handled litigation for clients in a variety of other industries including employment litigation, class actions, eminent domain proceedings, commercial landlord-tenant issues, condominium and home owner association disputes, business collections, interstate transportation carriers, and general litigation. His counsel and experience are invaluable to the clients he represents. Ben is strategic and reliable. In each representation he tailors his approach to the case to ensure each client is receiving the most efficient services but also ensuring that the client’s specific goals are achieved.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ben served as an Officer in the United States Army with the 10th Mountain Division. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science with the Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps. Several years after becoming an attorney, Ben re-entered the military and is currently serving as a Judge Advocate in the Army Reserve.
Speeches & Presentations
- “Economic Impact of Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst,” presented for the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, April 2012.
- "Trends and Developments in Consumer Fraud Act Litigation," presented for the Burlington County Bar Association, March 2017
Notable Decisions and Articles