Benjamin J. Eichel
Benjamin J. Eichel is an experienced commercial litigator and focuses his practice on cases involving the antitrust laws, complex breach of contract, arbitration, and international matters. Mr. Eichel litigates all types of commercial disputes, with both domestic and international implications, including, but not limited to, construction disputes, employee/employer disputes, shareholder or partnership agreements, commercial landlord and tenant disputes, and disputes relating to the ownership of intellectual property.
In antitrust and unfair competition matters, Mr. Eichel represents clients in litigation involving price-fixing, price discrimination, predatory pricing, monopolistic practices, group boycotts, and tying and exclusive deals, among other areas.
Mr. Eichel represents clients in all aspects of litigation, from initial pleadings through appeals, in both state and federal courts, as well as representing clients in alternative dispute resolution procedures, including arbitration and mediation. Mr. Eichel has represented clients before the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, and the International Chamber of Commerce.
Current representative matters include In re: Interior Molded Doors Antitrust Litig., Lead Civil Action No. 3:18-cv-00718-JAG (E.D. Va.), and Pennsylvania Coordinated Opioid Proceedings, Case No. 2017-8095 (Del. Cty. C.C.P.).
Prior to joining Boni, Zack & Snyder, Mr. Eichel was an associate and of counsel in the commercial litigation departments of Pepper Hamilton, LLP and Archer & Greiner, P.C., where his experience included working on commercial litigation and antitrust matters.
Mr. Eichel has maintained an active pro bono practice throughout his career. His work in civil rights cases has included representing a Pennsylvania prisoner in a Section 1983 action relating to inadequate medical care while in state custody and representing Chinese American restaurant owners in a suit relating to the municipal enforcement of an allegedly discriminatory ordinance. He has also worked with the nonprofit organization Women Against Abuse, representing clients in court seeking protection from domestic abuse.