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Benjamin A.
Andersen

Senior Counsel

Benjamin A. Andersen has extensive experience in complex litigations in both state and federal courts and has represented a variety of clients from individuals to large corporations.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Email: bandersen@wispearl.com
Assistant
Arlene Lepore
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

Mr. Andersen focuses his practice on business litigation and is often consulted by other lawyers for assistance with their most complicated cases. Mr. Andersen has both the temperament and expertise to handle disputes in a wide range of subject matters skillfully and efficiently.

Mr. Andersen’s experience includes cases in the following areas:

  • Creditors’ rights (including secured transaction disputes and Adversary Proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts);
  • Disputes between co-owners/shareholders of businesses (colloquially termed “business divorces”);
  • Copyright and trademark infringement;
  • Legal and accounting malpractice defense;
  • Disputes over rights in and ownership of residential and commercial real estate; and
  • Breach of contract cases covering a variety of diverse subjects and industries.
Representative Matters
  • In re Schaffer, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, No. 18-18133 – Successfully obtained relief from bankruptcy automatic stay on behalf of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 case, after proving debtor commenced bankruptcy in bad faith (Mar. 2019).
  • Shamsmehr v. Shamsmehr, et al., New Jersey Superior Court for Burlington County, Chancery Division, Docket No. C-31-17 – Prevailed in bench trial concerning dispute over ownership of residential real estate, and claim for money damages arising out of expenses paid in connection with real estate in question (Jun. 2018).
  • Transo-Pharm USA, LLC v. Carbomer, Inc., Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Docket No. 2012-01863 – Successfully obtained jury verdict (Feb. 2018) for money damages for client in breach of contract case regarding sale of bulk chemical used in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Thomas Lodise v. Aspen Mill, et al., Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Docket No. 2012-24791 – Successfully obtained jury verdict (Aug. 2017) and subsequent award of attorneys’ fees (Oct. 2017) for client under Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law in a residential construction defect case. Thereafter, successfully upheld trial court’s decision on opposing parties’ appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court (Sep. 2018).
  • Liberty Petroleum, LLC v. Liberty Truck Center, Inc., United States District Court for the  Middle District of Pennsylvania, at Docket No. 3:14-cv-02320 – Successful resolution through consent decree (May 2016) of trademark dispute involving naming of gasoline stations and convenience stores.
  • Leaman v. Wolfe, 629 Fed.Appx. 280 (3rd Cir. 2015) – Successfully obtained reversal from Third Circuit Court of Appeals of prior ruling by United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, subsequently leading to money judgment in client’s favor for interest and attorneys’ fees for late payments made under payment installment agreement.
  • In re Green Goblin, Inc., 470 B.R. 739 (Bankr.E.D.Pa. 2012) – Published decision of victory on behalf of client in Adversary Proceeding in United States Bankruptcy Court for alleged wrongful foreclosure of a commercial mortgage.
Previous Employment
  • Prior to joining Wisler Pearlstine, Mr. Andersen practiced for ten years in the Commercial Litigation group at a well-respected Montgomery County law firm.
Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2005)

Lehigh University (2001)

Professional and Civic Memberships

Montgomery Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Montgomery Child Advocacy Program

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list eight consecutive years from 2012-2019. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the eligible lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Order of the Coif at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Order of Barristers at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Benjamin A.
Andersen

Senior Counsel

Benjamin A. Andersen has extensive experience in complex litigations in both state and federal courts and has represented a variety of clients from individuals to large corporations.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Email: bandersen@wispearl.com
Assistant
Arlene Lepore
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

Mr. Andersen focuses his practice on business litigation and is often consulted by other lawyers for assistance with their most complicated cases. Mr. Andersen has both the temperament and expertise to handle disputes in a wide range of subject matters skillfully and efficiently.

Mr. Andersen’s experience includes cases in the following areas:

  • Creditors’ rights (including secured transaction disputes and Adversary Proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts);
  • Disputes between co-owners/shareholders of businesses (colloquially termed “business divorces”);
  • Copyright and trademark infringement;
  • Legal and accounting malpractice defense;
  • Disputes over rights in and ownership of residential and commercial real estate; and
  • Breach of contract cases covering a variety of diverse subjects and industries.
Representative Matters
  • In re Schaffer, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, No. 18-18133 – Successfully obtained relief from bankruptcy automatic stay on behalf of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 case, after proving debtor commenced bankruptcy in bad faith (Mar. 2019).
  • Shamsmehr v. Shamsmehr, et al., New Jersey Superior Court for Burlington County, Chancery Division, Docket No. C-31-17 – Prevailed in bench trial concerning dispute over ownership of residential real estate, and claim for money damages arising out of expenses paid in connection with real estate in question (Jun. 2018).
  • Transo-Pharm USA, LLC v. Carbomer, Inc., Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Docket No. 2012-01863 – Successfully obtained jury verdict (Feb. 2018) for money damages for client in breach of contract case regarding sale of bulk chemical used in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Thomas Lodise v. Aspen Mill, et al., Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Docket No. 2012-24791 – Successfully obtained jury verdict (Aug. 2017) and subsequent award of attorneys’ fees (Oct. 2017) for client under Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law in a residential construction defect case. Thereafter, successfully upheld trial court’s decision on opposing parties’ appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court (Sep. 2018).
  • Liberty Petroleum, LLC v. Liberty Truck Center, Inc., United States District Court for the  Middle District of Pennsylvania, at Docket No. 3:14-cv-02320 – Successful resolution through consent decree (May 2016) of trademark dispute involving naming of gasoline stations and convenience stores.
  • Leaman v. Wolfe, 629 Fed.Appx. 280 (3rd Cir. 2015) – Successfully obtained reversal from Third Circuit Court of Appeals of prior ruling by United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, subsequently leading to money judgment in client’s favor for interest and attorneys’ fees for late payments made under payment installment agreement.
  • In re Green Goblin, Inc., 470 B.R. 739 (Bankr.E.D.Pa. 2012) – Published decision of victory on behalf of client in Adversary Proceeding in United States Bankruptcy Court for alleged wrongful foreclosure of a commercial mortgage.
Previous Employment
  • Prior to joining Wisler Pearlstine, Mr. Andersen practiced for ten years in the Commercial Litigation group at a well-respected Montgomery County law firm.