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Benjamin Woodring

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

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 on the Council of the American Bar Association (ABA) Litigation Section, and is Liaison from the ABA Young Lawyers Division to the Litigation Section, as well as a member of the Council’s Diversity Committee.  He is also co-chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee for the ABA Section of Litigation's Commercial and Business Litigation Committee.  He previously served as Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee.

Representative Matters

  • Represent cable television and broadband trade association in challenging FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau’s C-Band transition regulations (D.C. Cir.)

  • Represent French developer of art exhibits in dispute with business partner and competitor 
  • Represent global payments and foreign exchange company in third-party contract dispute

  • Represent municipality and its employees in support of their petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court
  • Represent trust beneficiary in objections to accounting proceeding against trustee
  • Represent claimant in ICSID arbitration against a CIS State arising out of an investment in the public works / construction sector
  • Represent private equity company in dispute with accounting firm regarding large real estate valuation project
  • Represent global financial institutions and investors pursuing multiple residential mortgage-backed securities suits against mortgage originators and other responsible parties
  • Represent major Israeli real estate development company in joint venture dispute

  • Represent state prisoner in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit concerning constitutional violations in state facility 



  • Moderator, Courtroom, Client, & Career: Effective Writing Tips for All Young Lawyers, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Spring Conference, June 2020
  • 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


  • Law clerk to the Honorable Scott Matheson, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Edmond Chang, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


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
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Councilmember, Diversity Committee of Council member), Commercial and Business Litigation (Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Subcommittee)

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (Young Lawyers Division Liaison to ABA Litigation Section)

Seventh Circuit Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Selden Society

List and Index Society

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