Ben Himmelstein, a partner at Radix Law, focuses on business litigation and drafting various contracts to avoid business litigation. He represents a variety of businesses, small and large, throughout Arizona in a wide range of industries, primarily focused in technology, medical and dental. Much of his diverse practice includes business break-ups, trade secrets, business torts, sales contracts, buy and sell agreements, and non-compete and non-solicit agreements, and business formation. Often, Ben also assists companies with corporate governance and limited liability company management structure and control.
Ben is passionate about giving back in the legal community. He is Fee Arbitrator for the State Bar of Arizona, resolving and arbitrating disputes between attorneys and their clients related to attorneys’ fees. In addition, Ben volunteers his time as a Judge Pro Tempore for Maricopa County Superior Court, frequently conducting settlement conferences and mediations for civil disputes. Ben also serves as an Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
Ben’s dedication to the successful resolution of his clients’ legal issues has resulted in numerous awards received over the course of his practice, including the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, the Southwest’s Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and the Nation’s Top One percent, as recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
His past experience includes working as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for a boutique law firm in Phoenix. Ben also served and continues to serve on various non-profit boards throughout his career and is fond of giving back through volunteerism. He is a founding member of the Arizona Jewish Lawyers Association and is the Vice President of the Board of Trustees for Temple Kol Ami. His passion for social issues has also led to his involvement with Equal Justice Initiative through the State Bar of Arizona.
In 2004, Ben graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law with an additional certificate in Law, Science and Technology. He received an undergraduate degree in psychology from Arizona State University. He is licensed to practice before all Arizona State courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
In his free time, Ben likes to spend time with his family and enjoys running, travel, culture and visiting the latest new restaurants.