W. Benjamin Woody

Associate

Ben is a native of the Richmond area, advising clients of all types in a wide range of civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Ben was an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Giles County, Virginia, where he prosecuted a wide range of felony and misdemeanor offenses. After law school at Elon, Ben earned his Master of Laws in Admiralty at Tulane University, where he was a member of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. Ben has published on numerous cutting-edge concerns in maritime law, and . . . Read more

Ben is a native of the Richmond area, advising clients of all types in a wide range of civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Ben was an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Giles County, Virginia, where he prosecuted a wide range of felony and misdemeanor offenses. After law school at Elon, Ben earned his Master of Laws in Admiralty at Tulane University, where he was a member of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. Ben has published on numerous cutting-edge concerns in maritime law, and is a contributing author to the Recent Developments in Admiralty & Maritime Law article published in the American Bar Association’s Tort, Trial & Insurance Law Journal.

Ben is a Virginia Tech fan, but will shamelessly bandwagon whenever his Hokies are clearly out of contention. In his spare time, he enjoys complaining about politics, taking out his frustration on barbells, and trying to keep his pets off the dinner table.

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  • Tulane University School of Law, Master of Laws, 2016
  • Elon University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2014
  • Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Arts, 2011
  • Virginia, 2016
  • Middle District of North Carolina, 2015
  • North Carolina, 2014