Ben Wesselschmidt focuses his practice on complex and multiparty civil litigation, specializing in employment law, non-compete litigation, class action defense and appellate litigation. Ben has experience representing employers in a broad scope of employment issues, including litigation and consent decree compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as high stakes litigation world of post-employment restrictive covenant litigation.
In his class action defense work, Ben focuses his practice on the defense of employers for wage and hour class allegations and on the defense of product manufacturers for product defects and alleged labeling defects.
Ben also has extensive appellate knowledge, having formerly served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert M. Clayton III on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. He handles a wide variety of appeals, but focuses primarily on interlocutory appeals to ensure the enforcement of arbitration agreements.
Outside the office, Ben is an avid amateur cyclist and vintage racing bike collector. He spends most of his time with his wife Ashleigh, and their two sons.