As an associate attorney in our business law and litigation group, Ben Burge represents and counsels businesses of every size from local sole proprietors and not-for-profits to international corporations, helping his clients accomplish their goals.  His areas of focus encompass a wide range of business needs, including formation, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions, as well as contract disputes, business litigation, and foreclosure and collection matters.

Prior to joining Rupp Baase, Ben practiced at a New York City litigation firm, and previously worked for several intellectual property firms. He earned his J.D. cum laude from New York Law School, where he was a member of the school’s Moot Court Association and was a semi-finalist in a national moot court competition. Ben was a NCAA Division I scholarship swimmer during his undergraduate studies at Fordham University.

Education

Fordham University, B.A., in cursu honorum

New York Law School, J.D., cum laude

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Western District of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association

BISON Fund, Board of Directors

BISON Fund President’s Council, Executive Committee Member

Aspire WNY, Secretary, Board of Directors