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Attorney Ben Fishman Joins Yankwitt LLP

Former BigLaw attorney and federal law clerk joins Westchester firm

White Plains, NY (September 10, 2020) – Yankwitt LLP, an elite trial and litigation law firm based in White Plains, New York, is thrilled to announce that Ben Fishman has joined the firm as counsel.

Early in his career, Fishman clerked for federal judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in the Eastern District of New York and then honed his skills in the litigation department of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, where he handled matters involving residential mortgage-backed securities and medical industry fraud. In 2017, he started his own firm where he provided both complex litigation and related investigation services to his clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome another exceptional attorney to our team,” said Russell Yankwitt, the firm’s managing partner. “Ben is an outstanding addition to Yankwitt LLP: He combines top-level training from a federal clerkship and a large NYC firm with extensive private investigation experience, which we look forward to leveraging on behalf of our clients.”

Fishman is an experienced commercial litigator and investigator. He represents clients of all sizes with a focus on the healthcare and financial industries, commercial and residential real estate, and intellectual property in federal and state court at the trial and appellate levels and in arbitrations.

“The timing was right to make a change,” explained Fishman. “I enjoyed having my own firm, but I wanted to take the opportunity to work with the excellent team of litigators at Yankwitt LLP.”

In addition to practicing law, Fishman supports his church, the Fourth Universalist Society in the City of New York, as a co-lead on the Social Justice Team, which focuses on voter outreach and registration.

Fishman graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was associate articles editor of the Law Review. He is fluent in French.

About Yankwitt LLP

Founded in 2009, Yankwitt LLP is an elite trial and litigation law firm based in White Plains, New York. With one of the largest litigation teams in Westchester County, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals in their litigations across a broad range of matters. The firm also routinely handles complex cases in Westchester on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel for other local law firms on their high-stakes matters.