- Professional Overview Ben Hase has worked in the labor and employment legal sector for almost 20 years. For the past decade, Ben has primarily worked to counsel employers and management and defend their claims with respect to discrimination, medical leave, pay practices, benefits, immigration, trade secrets defense, and more. His practice regularly includes defense of claims before federal and state agencies, including but not limited to agencies located in California, Colorado, and Nevada, where he is licensed. In addition to advice and counseling work, Ben is an active litigator. In recent years, he has obtained numerous satisfactory litigation outcomes for his clients, including through successful motions for summary judgement and awards of fees and costs. In that context, he is active in courts not only in Colorado, but also federal and state courts in California. As a trusted advisor on labor and employment topics, Ben has often been asked to speak before audiences both large and small, including the National Labor Relations Board and groups of 1,000 or more at annual employment law conferences. As a passionate practitioner of employment law, Ben has also been honored with the distinction of advising and presenting oral testimony to the Colorado State Legislature on newly introduced employment legislation such as the Colorado FAMLI Act and the Colorado Wage Transparency Act.
- Practice Areas
- Education and Admissions
- B.A. from University of Denver.
- J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.
- U.S. District Court of Colorado
- U.S. District Court of Northern California
- Professional Organization Memberships
- State Bar of California
- Colorado Supreme Court Attorney Registration
- State Bar of Nevada
- News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
- Employment Law Conference 2019: Managing Multi-State Medical Leave Policies and Issues
- Employment Law Conference 2018: Sexual Harassment and the #MeToo Movement
- Employment Law Conference 2017: California and National Legal Update
- Employment Law Conference 2016: Accommodating Mental Health under the ADA
- State of Colorado Subject Matter Expert in Investigations