As a partner 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.
Fordham University, B.A., in cursu honorum
New York Law School, J.D., cum laude
New York State
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
BISON Fund, Board of Directors
BISON Fund President’s Council, President
Aspire WNY, Secretary, Board of Directors
Leadership Buffalo 2020
Leader of Rupp Baase’s Summer Associate Program
New York State Bar Association
Erie County Bar Association