Benjamin R. Westcott

Associate
Bar/Court Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2018
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Management, Boston College, 2009

Ben is an Associate in the Firm’s Corporate Group, where he focuses his practice on advising with regard to general corporate matters. Prior to joining the Firm, Ben was a summer associate at Cohen & Grigsby. Prior to his legal career, Ben worked as a business analyst in financial services. His experiences in finance, asset management, information technology, and software development allow him to bring an additional perspective to corporate legal services.

Experience

  • Summer Associate, Cohen & Grigsby, P.C., Summer 2017
  • Summer Associate, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Summer 2016
  • Senior Business Systems Analyst, Asset Management Research Technology, Fidelity Investments, 2012-2015
  • Systems Analyst, Global Implementation and Training Services, Fidelity Investments, 2009-2012

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2018
    • Order of the Coif
    • Wake Forest Transactional Law Board; Co-founder, Transactional Law Competition
    • CALI Excellence Awards for: Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Microtrade Development Clinic, Community Law and Business Clinic
    • Business Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
    • Co-founder, Wake Forest Law Spouses/Family Group
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Management with concentrations in Information Systems and Operations Management, Boston College, 2009
    • Administrative Board, BC Pep Band
    • Assistant Online Editor, The Heights (BC Independent Newspaper)