Mr. Ben-Asher represents executives, professionals and other employees in employment disputes, including those involving employment contracts, executive compensation, whistleblowing and employment discrimination. In recent years, he has increasingly concentrated on representing clients in Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblowing cases, qui tam litigation under the False Claims Act and disputes concerning executive compensation.
Mr. Ben-Asher works with his clients through all phases of an employment problem: negotiating employment contracts, advising clients on protecting their interests when problems arise in their employment, negotiating severance and buy-out agreements, and in mediation, arbitration and litigation. He prides himself on being creative, thorough and tireless in working to achieve results which benefit his clients.
He is the co-chair of the American Bar Association's Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Labor and Employment Section, the Vice President of the National Employment Lawyers Association / New York and a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He frequently speaks and writes on employment issues for professional groups. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was named as a 2007 New York Super Lawyer and one of the New York Area's Best Lawyers. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law (1980) and his B.A. from Columbia University (1974).