Ben Ritholtz

Ben Ritholtz
Ben Ritholtz is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice. He focuses on litigating antitrust, commercial, and restructuring disputes in state and federal courts.

Ben's experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • Pilgrim’s Pride in a series of federal class actions across the country brought by direct and indirect purchasers alleging the major chicken producers reduced output to raise the price of broiler chickens.
  • A global pharmaceutical company in several contract disputes in multiple international and domestic arbitral fora arising out of drug or device development collaboration, licensing and merger agreements.

Ben also maintains a robust pro bono practice focused on civil rights, including working on Weil teams bringing a religious discrimination suit against the Town of Clarkstown, N.Y., and representing Congregation Shomrei Torah of Clifton, NJ in litigation that secured one of the largest-ever recoveries under the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).

Ben received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he served as Senior Articles Editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty. During law school, he worked as a legal intern for the Hon. Eric I. Prus on the New York Supreme Court. Ben received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University.