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Benjamin S. Levine

Associate
2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 575-2701
(215) 575-0856 - Fax
bslevine@mdwcg.com

Ben joined Marshall Dennehey in 2017 as a member of the Casualty Department.  He focuses his practice in a variety of areas including product liability, construction injury litigation, premises liability, and automobile litigation.  He has worked extensively in matters involving automobiles, bulldozers, and fuel systems, as well as defective premises and conditions.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Ben spent three years clerking for the Honorable Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas.

Ben graduated from the University of Michigan in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.  Ben earned his J.D. in 2014 from the University of Georgia School of Law.  While in law school, Ben was an articles editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and served as vice president of the American Constitution Society.  Ben also completed an externship with the Athens, Georgia public defender office.  Ben is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Ben served as captain of Marshall Dennehey's basketball team in the Philadelphia Lawyers Basketball League for the 2018-19 season. He also plays on the firm's softball team.

 

Significant Representative Matters

  • Drafted a successful Motion for Summary Judgment in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, securing the dismissal of an environmental tank testing company in a severe burn case involving 33 defendants and a demand of over $8 million.

  • Obtained dismissal of an action against a municipal entity based upon a motion to dismiss where plaintiff failed to comply with a series of motions to compel.  Plaintiff's demand was for $250,000 at the initial court conference.

  • Obtained dismissal of a general contractor in a construction personal injury case where it was established through investigation and discovery that our client was not involved with the construction site as alleged by plaintiff.

  • Drafted a successful Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, securing the dismissal of a regional public transportation authority where a detailed investigation involving a prior, separate filing in New York established plaintiff had missed the deadline imposed by the Statute of Limitations.

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA (J.D., 2014)

    Honors: cum laude

    Honors: School of Law Merit Scholarship

    Law Journal: Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Articles Editor

    Member: American Constitution Society, Vice President

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (B.A., 2011)

    Major: Philosophy

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Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 2011)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2014
  • Pennsylvania, 2014

Year Joined Organization: 2017

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