Ben S. Greenberg

Ben S. Greenberg

Partner

Office

Practice Groups

Ben S. Greenberg concentrates his practice on representing employers in all types of workers’ compensation claims. Additionally, he advises and defends employers against discrimination suits in both federal and state court. Ben has a special emphasis on the transportation industry, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Trucking Association. Ben has defended clients before all levels of the Industrial Commission, North Carolina Superior Courts, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. In addition to his defense practice, he is a regular presenter on the interplay of workers’ compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues as well as claims mitigation strategies for employers. 

While earning his J.D., Ben completed externships at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Representative Matters
  • Successfully represented municipal alcohol supplier in a North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) lawsuit, resulting in pre-trial settlement significantly below costs of defense
  • Successfully represented co-employee in defense of disability discrimination and sexual harassment allegations under Title VII, resulting in pre-trial settlement significantly below costs of defense
  • Successfully represented county employer in contesting workers’ compensation disability benefits and defended award through appeal to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, resulting in award of credit for benefits that were not due and payable      
Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
Professional Affiliations
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, North Carolina Trucking Association
  • Truckload Carriers Association
Community Involvement
  • Volunteer, United Way
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteer, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina
Admitted to Practice
  • North Carolina
Education
  • Campbell University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2008

 

Presentations
  • "Mitigating WC Risk for Transportation Employers," WC Webinar Series, January 10, 2018
  • “Logistics of Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of Employment Law – ADA/FMLA/WC Interplay for Trucking Companies,” NCTA Councils Conference, October 1, 2017
  • “WC Claims Mitigation for Employers,” Asheboro Safety Association, November 17, 2016
  • Mock WC Mediation & WC Hearing, North Carolina Trucking Association Safety & Human Resources Conference, October 10, 2016
  • Mock Trial, North Carolina Trucking Association Safety & Human Resources Conference, September 4, 2015
  • “WC Claims Mitigation for Employers,” 85th Annual NC Statewide Safety Conference & Exhibition, May 13, 2015