Ben Halperin’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on consumer and product liability actions. He has represented numerous clients in litigation involving asbestos, consumer appliances, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, securities, sports, tobacco and other issues. Mr. Halperin has extensive experience in brief writing and motion practice on dispositive issues, class certification, Daubert challenges and discovery disputes. Additionally, he has advised clients on the litigation risks of product offerings and consumer-facing business practices. He also has published and presented on emerging issues in product liability and consumer litigation, and is a contributing author to Skadden’s Class Action Chronicle, a quarterly publication focused on developments in class action litigation.
Mr. Halperin dedicates a significant portion of his practice to pro bono work. He has authored amicus briefs successfully supporting the constitutionality of state assault weapons bans in federal appeals, successfully represented single mothers in child custody and support proceedings, won remand of several administrative denials of Social Security benefits and advised musicians and other artists on a range of issues.