Ben Spang is a skilled and experienced litigation and trial attorney with a diverse background. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, construction and financial services litigation and represents his clients in state and federal courts as well as a variety of other forums.
Ben handles a wide range of construction matters spanning the spectrum of public, commercial and residential. He has experience litigating all types of claims associated with construction projects including design errors, construction defects, delay claims, 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 may occur. He has represented clients from the inception of projects and contract formation, managing claims and disputes during projects and resolving disputes through arbitration, litigation and trial.
In his financial services practice, Ben has a wealth of experience litigating disputes and claims arising under Articles 3 and 4 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Regulations E and Z, 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 also has substantial experience counseling business owners in shareholder, partner 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 actions and compulsory buyouts of ownership interests. His experience with the laws governing these 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 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 as well 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