Benjamin W. Mounts
(304) 353-8153
Office: Charleston
J.D. The Ohio State University
B.A. Cedarville University
Licensure: WV
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Ben concentrates his practice in the area of labor and employment law, counseling employers and litigating cases under various state and federal employment laws. 

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

“Employment Recordkeeping: The Not So Glamorous But Vital Task of Creating and Maintaining Records,” SHRM Chapter Charleston, WV, 2015

Key Experience

Represented employers in state and federal court in suits alleging discrimination under the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act, the West Virginia Human Rights Act, the West Virginia Patient Safety Act, and West Virginia common law
Represented clients in wage-and-hour suits under the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act
Represented large employers, local businesses, and non-profits in suits alleging negligence, deliberate intent, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and invasion of privacy

Memberships & Awards

Graduated cum laude, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Symposium Issue Editor, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (2013-2014)
Outstanding Issue Editor, I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (2014)
CALI Excellence Award Winner - Constitutional Law, Capital University Law School
Graduated with high honor, Cedarville University