PRACTICE AREAS

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
 

 

 

Benjamin Widlanski is Of Counsel at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, and will focus his practice on complex commercial litigation and class actions. 

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion at Columbia University.  He then earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  After graduating law school, he served for almost five years in the United States Army as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he advised various commanders on military justice matters and other legal issues, litigated in federal court and military courts martial, and received numerous medals and distinctions, including a Bronze Star.

Ben brings extensive courtroom and trial experience, as he spent five years as an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.  During that time, he prosecuted and investigated hundreds of federal crimes, including labor trafficking, sex trafficking, sex tourism, narcotics trafficking, violent organized gangs, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, wire and mail fraud, cyber crimes and crimes involving the Dark Web and cryptocurrencies, armed robbery, international kidnapping, and murder.  He also briefed and argued multiple matters before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and managed large investigative teams from virtually every federal law enforcement agency.