Ben Folkman opened Folkman Law Offices, PC in October of 1998. Ben is highly accessible to clients and prides himself on working diligently to make sure that each and every one of their needs is met.

Ben is a highly experienced litigator. He has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Board Certified Trial Advocate.

Ben’s $100 million verdict was listed by the NJ Law Journal as the largest personal injury verdict for New Jersey in 2009.

Presentations & Seminars


  • Boardwalk Seminar 2021: Employment Section Co-chair & Presenter


  • NJAJ – Meadowlands Seminar 2020: Employment Section Co-Chair & Presenter, 2020
  • Lawline – Litigating Equine Personal Injury Cases 
  • Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology – lecture The Impact of Covid-19 on Civil Jury Trials
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2020: Employment Section Co-chair & Presenter





  • Burlington County Bar Ass’n Professionalism Day Seminar: The 200 Year History & Future of Ethics in Attorney Marketing, Practical Issues in Law Firm Advertising Ethics
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Employment Section Co-Chair
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Ethics Issues in Employment Litigation, 2016


  • How to Get Your Social Media, E-Mail & Text Evidence Admitted (And Keep Theirs Out), 2015
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Hot Ethics Issues in Employment Law
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2015: Be Careful If Your Client is a New Business-You May Not be Able to Prove Damages Under New Jersey Law


  • Legal Ethics: Top 10 Challenges, Duties to Prospective Clients, 2014
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Maintaining An Ethical Practice
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2014: Advanced Deposition Boot Camp for Employment Cases


  • Boardwalk Seminar 2011: Panel on Conflicts of Interest Issues in Employment Cases


  • Speaker, Proving Emotional Distress Damages in New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2010


  • Speaker, A Winning Approach to Discovery in Employment Cases, Boardwalk Seminar, 2009


  • Speaker, Products Liability, New Jersey Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting, 1992


  • Speaker, Reinsurance, Mock Reinsurance Arbitration, 1990
  • Speaker, Legal Malpractice, National Symposium on Legal Malpractice, 1989
  • Program Chair of a Legal Malpractice Seminar sponsored by the American Bar Association in San Francisco, California, 1989

Honors & Awards

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2016-present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Co-Chair Employment Committee and Section, 2016-present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Co-chair Business Tort Committee, 2016-present
  • American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section, Past Chair of the Self-Insurers and Risk-Management Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Injury Board, Member