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Suite 3900
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 735-8700

Benjamin M. Mather

Benjamin M. Mather

Shareholder

215-735-8700 bmather@kcr-law.com

Overview

Ben Mather’s career started at one of Philadelphia’s most venerable law firms where he gained incomparable experience and top-notch training.   Ben then joined the City of Philadelphia Law Department, where he was the architect of the City’s litigation strategy in many of its biggest and most high-profile cases.  In 2012, he left the Law Department to join KCR.  Ben’s clients appreciate his sound judgment, creative problem solving and client-first approach.

Representative Cases

  • Represented real estate developers in actions against multiple financial institutions alleging fraud and breach of contract after their failure to honor a multi-million dollar term sheet

  • Represented a local business in multi-jurisdictional litigation involving claims of fraud and breach of contract arising out of alleged misrepresentations made during the sale of that business by a major private equity company

  • Defended municipality in nine-figure case brought by developer who claimed that its project had been scuttled by unconstitutional zoning practices

  • Represented distributor of vitamin supplements and its chief spokesperson in federal district court action by competitor asserting Lanham Act violations, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition and tortious interference

  • Defended an antique firearm dealer in civil case brought by disgruntled collector and criminal case prosecuted by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • ​Kenyon College, B.A. 1997
  • Loyola University Chicago, J.D. 2002

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania