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Bennett J. Wasserman

VP and General Counsel
Hackensack, NJ, USA

Ben Wasserman is the founder of LegalMalpractice.com and serves as its Vice President and General Counsel. Ben has litigated, arbitrated, mediated and served as consulting and testifying expert in more than 1,000 legal malpractice, legal ethics, law firm billing and lawyer advertising disputes.  Counsel for plaintiffs, defendants and their Professional Liability Insurance companies regularly call upon Ben to serve as their strategic consultant and expert witness on liability and causatlon issues in legal malpractice litigation. A Hofstra Law School faculty member since 1990, Ben has taught advanced law students and practicing lawyers the law of Lawyer Malpractice. He is the Editor in Chief of the Legal Malpractice Law Review, a popular blog that comes up to the top on a Google search for "legal malpractice".

Separate and apart from his consulting and expert witness work at LegalMalpractice.com, Ben serves as Chair of the Legal Malpractice Law Department of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, PC, where he prosecutes and defends  substantial legal malpractice claims. Ben is certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys with specialization in Legal Professional Liability and is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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