Ben Gottesman represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex, high-stakes trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout the United States. His practice includes a wide variety of matters ranging from business disputes to antitrust, False Claims Act, securities, intellectual property, and telecommunications matters.
Mr. Gottesman graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he was a Managing Editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. Before law school, he founded and managed two companies in the hospitality and public relations industries.
UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust v. Sutter Health (Cal. Super. Ct.): Represent UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust in a class action against the Sutter Health hospital system, which alleges that Sutter has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in violation of the California Cartwright Act and the state Unfair Competition Law.
United States ex rel. Angela Ruckh v. CMC II, LLC (M.D. Fla. & 11th Cir.): Represent a qui tam plaintiff against a chain of skilled nursing facilities in a False Claims Act jury trial and subsequent appeal to the Eleventh Circuit.
Audio MPEG, Inc. v. Dell, Inc. (E.D. Va.): Represented Defendant Dell Inc. in a patent infringement action concerning the technology behind the MPEG audio standards.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2015
- Managing Editor, The American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, 2014-2015
University of Miami, BBA, 2012