Partner, DLA Piper LLP
Local Board Member, Los Angeles
Ben Gipson is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of DLA Piper LLP (US), representing employers around the country. Ben is an experienced counselor and advocate, both helping employers avoid litigation through proactive policies and practices, and prevail in court and administrative bodies when disputes arise. Ben is proud of his focus on pro bono service, having represented clients in immigration and habeus corpus matters, as well as advising non-profits with general employment issues and youth engagement matters, in addition to helping clients ranging from professional sports teams to tech startups, private equity funds to restaurants, manage employment law concerns.
Ben earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and has a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College. He previously served as Board President of Big City Mountaineers, an organization committed to getting at-risk youth outside for wilderness mentoring experiences, and is currently a member of the Human Resources Committee for the Northwest African American Museum.
When not helping clients, you can find Ben coaching his two boys in basketball at the Culver City YMCA (go Mon-Stars!), soccer with AYSO, and little league baseball; fly fishing in the Eastern Sierras; or taking in a LAFC match at the Banc.