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Benjamin Folkman

Managing Partner

Licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, & Washington D.C., Ben Folkman opened Folkman Law Offices, P.C. 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.
Ben was named, by his peers, New Jersey Super Lawyer for the last ten years running and Top Lawyer in SJ Magazine for the last eight.

Martindale Hubble, AV Rated
Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Super Lawyer, every year, beginning 2007
South Jersey Awesome Attorneys, 2010 – 2017
SJ Magazine Top Attorneys, 2008 – 2018
New Jersey Monthly, Top 100 Attorneys in New Jersey, 2014 – 2016


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Business & commercial
Personal injury
Medical malpractice
Legal malpractice
Employment law
Civil rights

B.A., Dickinson College, cum laude, 1979
J.D., Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, 1982

New Jersey
New York
Washington D.C.

U.S. District Courts: District of N.J, Eastern District of PA, Colorado, Vermont, Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals: First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court

Presentations & Seminars

  • Boardwalk Seminar 2018: Employment Section Co-chair
  • New Jersey ICLE 2018 Legal Malpractice Update: Deposing the Expert Witness
  • Lawline 2017: Starting and Managing a Practice in New Jersey
  • New Jersey ICLE 2017 Legal Malpractice Update: Deposition of the Defendant Attorney
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2017: Employment Section Co-chair
  • Professionalism Day Seminar: The 200 Year History & Future of Ethics in Attorney Marketing, Practical Issues in Law Firm Advertising Ethics, 2016
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Employment Section Co-Chair
  • Boardwalk Seminar 2016: Ethics Issues in Employment Litigation
  • 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
  • Speaker for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the NJ Association for Justice, a continuing legal education programs for other attorneys
  • Authored papers for the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the New Jersey Association for Justice at continuing legal education programs for other attorneys