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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Scott Matheson, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Edmond Chang of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Education
  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Yale Journal on Regulation
  • Director, Yale Temporary Restraining Order Project
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic
  • Harvard University, Ph.D.
  • President, Harvard Graduate Student Council
  • Member, Harvard Corporation Shareholder Responsibility Advisory Committee
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences Predoctoral Fellow
  • Mellon Interdisciplinary Dissertation Completion Fellow
  • Brandeis University, B.A., summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Illinois bar admission pending; practicing under the supervision of Illinois attorneys

Benjamin Woodring

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Benjamin Woodring's practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar matters, and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken LLP, Mr. Woodring clerked for the Honorable Scott Matheson, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and for the Honorable Edmond Chang of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  He also previously worked as a litigation associate at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP.

Prior to law school, Mr. Woodring received his Ph.D. in English from Harvard University.

Mr. Woodring currently serves as Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee and associate editor of The Young Lawyer (TYL) magazine.

Representative Matters

  • Represent trust beneficiary in objections to accounting proceeding against trustee
  • Represent claimant in investor-state arbitration regarding tunneling projects in Azerbaijan
  • Represent global financial institutions and investors pursuing multiple residential mortgage-backed securities suits against mortgage originators and other responsible parties
  • Represent state prisoner in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit concerning constitutional violations in state facility 

Publications

  • Quo Warranto: The Structure and Strength of a Common Law Antitrust Remedy, 96 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 187 (2019)
  • Liberty to Misread: Sanctuary and Possibility in The Comedy of Errors, 28 Yale J.L. & Human. 319 (2016) (cited in City of Philadelphia v. Sessions, 309 F. Supp. 3d 289, 294 (E.D. Pa. 2018))
  • Getting More Out of IRAC, ABA Student Lawyer Mag. (2016)
  • Denunciations Plus: Evaluating ICSID Withdrawals Bearing Additional New ICSID Provisions, Transnational Dispute Management (2015)

Presentations

  • Moderator, Young Lawyers and Data Privacy (GDPR, CCPA, and Beyond): Meaningful Contributions in a Fast-Evolving Space, ABA Young Lawyers Division Litigation Week, July 2019
  • Moderator, Public Service Roundtable, ABA Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee, March 2019