Benjamin Andrew Fleming

Benjamin Andrew Fleming

Senior Associate
New York

Email benjamin.fleming@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 212 918 3283

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Ben Fleming's practice is focused on complex litigation on behalf of financial services institutions and media and entertainment companies. He has deep experience in cross-border litigation, antitrust, and large commercial disputes, and in cases involving the First Amendment and media law.

In recent years, Ben has handled a range of disputes for global financial institutions relating to LIBOR, other similar benchmarks, SSA bond trading, and the London gold fixing process. He regularly handles matters involving conflicts between U.S. and foreign law, including in discovery, judgment enforcement, and the scope of U.S. courts' jurisdiction over multinational businesses.

Ben also represents and advises media and entertainment companies on a wide array of matters, ranging from defamation actions to intellectual property, newsgathering, and privilege issues. He has handled high-profile pro bono litigation for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and others.

Ben was formerly the secretary of the Federal Courts Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and is an active member of the City Bar's Communications and Media Law Committee and the Federal Bar Council's Inn of Court. Before law school, Ben worked as a journalist. During law school, Ben worked for the Media Law Resource Center, where he wrote and analyzed new developments in the sector. He also served as a senior editor at the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law.

Awards and recognitions

2017-2018

Rising Star, Media & Advertising
New York Super Lawyers

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., New York University School of Law, cum laude, 2011

M.S., Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, 2007

B.A., Williams College, 2004

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Representing a major European bank in investigations and the multidistrict civil litigation relating to LIBOR in federal court in New York.

Representing a large media company in copyright litigation relating to a high-profile franchise motion picture.

Representing a major European bank in class action litigation relating to the London gold fixing process.

Representing a major global bank in federal court litigation in New York relating to SIBOR.

Defending an investigative journalist in a high-profile subpoena, resulting in a landmark favorable ruling from the N.Y. Court of Appeals.

Representing a major global bank in class action litigation relating to SSA bond trading.

Successfully representing, at trial and on appeal, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights in action challenging exclusionary zoning ordinance.

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