Thomas Benjamin "Ben" Huggett is a Shareholder at Littler Mendelson. Ben’s law practice focuses exclusively on representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law.
Ben routinely represents management in litigation of matters arising under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Mine Safety and Health Act and has appeared in numerous matters before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, and state and federal courts. He is actively involved in counseling clients in the development and implementation of safety and health policies throughout the United States. Ben provides in-depth assistance to companies in evaluation their OSHA compliance status and in investigating OSHA complaints. He has also assisted many clients with respect to OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and Strategic Partnerships for Safety.
Ben also routinely provides counseling on matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act. He has assisted management with union representation campaigns, collective bargaining strategy and negotiations, and he conducts dispute arbitrations.
In addition to OSHA and NLRB matters, Ben also handles employment litigation matters involving the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination t, Americans With Disabilities Act, the FMLA, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.. He provides counseling on matters arising under these Acts and handles administrative proceedings before the EEOC, state and local fair employment practice agencies, and the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor.
Pennsylvannia - all courts
New Jersey - all courts
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth and Sixth Circuits
Emory University, 1991, BA
Catholic University, 1997, JD cum laude
Professional Associations & Memberships
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania bar association
State of New Jersey bar association
Member, Occupational Safety and Health Committee of the American Bar Association
Member, Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association