In a July 3, 2018 opinion based in part on the revelations of the #MeToo era, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that an employee’s … Read more
Benjamin Shechtman is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Cozen O'Connor. He focuses his practice on counseling and representing employers in claims brought under every major employment statute, including Title VII, the ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRA, and their state and local counterparts.
He also regularly guides employers through administrative charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies nationally, including fact-findings and drafting position statements in response to allegations of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. In addition, Ben has assisted in labor arbitration hearings and represented public utilities before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in consumer complaint cases.
Ben was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Employment Litigation Defense in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree from Haverford College, and his law degree from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law where he was an associate editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, as well as a member of the Jessup Moot Court Honor Society, the Jewish Law Students Association, Brehon Society, and Prima Facie newspaper and was a class senator from 2010-2011.