Associate

E bgooding@robinsongray.com

P (803) 231-7821
F (803) 231-7871
Ben focuses his practice in the areas of appellate advocacy, professional negligence, and commercial litigation. As a former appellate law clerk, Ben offers a valuable perspective on briefing and arguing issues before an appellate court. While at Sowell Gray Robinson, Ben has written numerous appellate briefs on a variety of legal issues at the state and federal level. He also has experience representing attorneys and law firms in legal malpractice actions in both state and federal courts. Ben’s business litigation practice covers a wide variety of business disputes, including banking litigation, legal actions between members of an LLC, commercial landlord/tenant disputes and securities arbitration. Ben’s undergraduate studies in business and finance provide him with necessary background to understand the functions, operations, and complexities of the businesses he represents.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2012)
    • South Carolina Law Review, Research Editor
    • Order of Wig and Robe
    • Order of the Coif
    • CALI Award for Advanced Legal Writing
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, B.B.A. in Finance, magna cum laude (2009)
    • UGA Honors Program
    • Leadership (L.E.A.D.) Fellow, Institute for Leadership Advancement
  • The Honorable H. Bruce Williams, South Carolina Court of Appeals (2012-2014)
  • American Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bankers Association
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • Backpack Drive Committee (2015-present)
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer Rising Star
    • Appellate (2018)
  • 20 Years Strong Service Project: Back to School Back Pack Drive
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia
    • Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Wildlife Federation
    • Board of Directors (2017)