Benjamin Wilensky

Benjamin Wilensky

Sommers Schwartz, PC
  • Personal Injury
  • Maryland, Michigan
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Summary

Ben Wilensky is a member of Sommers Schwartz’s Personal Injury Litigation Group and focuses his practice on representing railroad workers who seek compensation for on-the-job injuries under the Federal Employers' Liability Act.

After graduating from Michigan State University, Ben served as an aide to U.S. Senators Jon Corzine and Frank Lautenberg in Washington, D.C. He then pursued his law degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was an Executive Articles Editor and a member of the Executive Board of the Law Review, and a professorial research assistant, before earning his Juris Doctor.

In addition to his active FELA practice, Ben has represented clients in professional malpractice, products liability, governmental liability, civil rights, RICO, and fraud litigation, as well as business disputes involving breach of contract and employment law. He was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015 and 2016, a testament to the respect he has garnered from his peers in the legal profession.

Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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Michigan
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6th Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Sommers Schwartz, PC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Seikaly & Stewart, P.C.
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Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (2010)
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Michigan State University
B.A. (2005) | Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy, James Madison College
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Michigan State University
B.S. (2005) | Urban & Regional Planning
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Awards
Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2015 - present
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Michigan Association for Justice
Executive Board
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member, Railroad Law Section and New Lawyers Division
Current
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Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit
Board of Directors
Current
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Oakland County Bar Association
Associate Member, Inn of Court
Current
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State Bar of Michigan # P75302
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Sommers Schwartz P.C.
1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 443-4145
Telephone: (248) 746-4024
Fax: (248) 936-2144