Benjamin O. Hoerner

Associate

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  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 2014; Order of the Coif; M.E. Goldstein Memorial Prize for best paper in the field of labor law; Moot Court Board; staff editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
  • BA (Government; History), Cornell University, 2009

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2014
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Rising Star (2017)

Benjamin O. Hoerner

Associate

Benjamin Hoerner joined the employment department as an associate in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin served the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Division.

During law school, Benjamin was part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Moot Court Board and was the Executive Director of the Youth Courts Philadelphia pro bono project. He received the M.E. Goldstein Memorial Prize for “best paper in the field of labor law.” Before entering law school, Benjamin worked as a Teach For America corps member, teaching G.E.D. mathematics in the Greater New Orleans region.

Publications

  • Author, “The Role-Modeling BFOQ: Court Confusion and Educational Promise,” 16 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 1211 (2014)
  • Author, “Unfulfilled Promise: Mental Disability Voting Rights and the Halving of HAVA’s Potential,” 20 Texas J. Civ. Lib. Civ. Rights (forthcoming)

Presentations

  • Moderator, “Emerging Technologies in Policing,” 2015 National Cyber Crime Conference (April 30, 2015)
  • Presenter, “Search Warrants for Digital Evidence in the Home and Business Environment,” 2015 National Cyber Crime Conference (April 29, 2015)
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