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Ben is a Principal and Counsel in the legal department in the firm’s Madison Avenue New York office. He is responsible for assisting the General Counsel with all legal matters related to the organization. Ben previously focused on both legal and compliance matters, where he assisted on legal matters and also with all aspects of the firm’s compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Prior to joining Cerity Partners, Ben worked at KPMG LLP in its Regulatory Enforcement & Compliance group.
Why is your work important, especially today?
At Cerity Partners, the in-house legal team is uniquely positioned to help advance the firm's business while also tasked with managing the firm's risk. Today, when a fast-paced work environment is increasingly the norm, it is important for any company to be able lean on its in-house attorneys and their excellent judgment, which is a prerequisite for the role.
How would you describe your best day doing what you do?
My best days as an attorney on the firm's in-house legal team are when I have opportunities to contribute directly and meaningfully to the successes of the firm and my colleagues. They say the best teammates make their teammates better, and that's what I try to do each day.
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