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Assistant Manager

Seattle, Washington, United States
August 29, 2018

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Benjamin R. Phillips

**** **** ****** ** • Seattle, Washington 98106 • 303-***-****206-***-**** •

Education & Admissions

University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colorado May 2016

J.D.; Licensed Washington State, May 2018.

•Research: Assistant to Professor Richard Collins in Federal Indian, Property and Constitutional Law

•Colorado Technology Law Journal, Writer (“Open Source Code Computer Law Seminar (“Blockchain

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

B.A., History Modified (Geography and Economics) June 2004

•Honors: Robert Byrd Scholarship for Academic Promise; Fulbright to Strasbourg, France.

•Activities: Lightweight Rowing; French & Italian “Drill” Instructor; Undergraduate Law Journal, Co-Editor.


Kitsap County Public Defense / Pimentel & Associates, P.C., Port Orchard, Washington

Public Defender May 2018 – Aug. 2018

•Represented misdemeanor and traffic defendants in a busy motions practice from arraignment to trial or plea.

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Staff Volunteer Mar. 2018 – May 2018

•Provided advice to pro se litigants in divorce, separation, custody, paternity and name changes.

James E. Gigax, P.C. / Murr, Siler & Accomazzo, P.C., Denver, Colorado

Assistant to Trial Lawyer Jul. – Nov. 2016, Jul.– Aug. 2017, Jan. 2018

•Co-Drafted motions, focus-grouped actor-jurors, participated in voir dire in a five-day jury trial in federal court.

Lovell Stewart Halebian Jacobson LLP (In re Euribor Antitrust), Denver, Colorado (New York, New York)

Contract Legal Analyst (Remote) Jun. 2017 – Nov. 2017

•Analyzed documentary evidence in international finance collusion investigation and antitrust litigation.

Polsinelli LLP (Johns-Manville Project), Denver, Colorado

Contract Legal Analyst Mar. 2017 – May 2017

•Examined documents for relevancy and privilege to indemnity claims in toxic tort against a bankruptcy trust.

Robert Bearman, Esq. (retired, Squire Patton Boggs), Denver, Colorado

Legal Researcher (Independent Contractor) Mar.2016 – Apr. 2016

•Researched issues in securities, corporate governance, restructuring and shareholder-creditor rights.

Office of the Federal Public Defender of Colorado & Wyoming, Appeals Division, Denver, Colorado

Judge Kristen Mix Fellowship Student Extern Jan. 2016 – Mar. 2016

•Compiled research on habeas corpus, rules of hearsay and 403 relevancy, parole and sentencing.

Florida Office of the Attorney General, Multistate/Privacy Bureau, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ABA Section on Antitrust Law/F.T.C. Chair Janet D. Steiger Fellowship May 2015 – July 2015

•Drafted memos directing litigation strategy, cybersecurity and pharmaceutical fraud investigations.

Denver District Court, Denver, Colorado

Intern to The Honorable J. Eric Elliff May 2014 – July 2014

•Observed criminal trials from voir dire to motions hearings, trials and sentencing.

Fort Lauderdale High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Math Teacher March 2013 – July 2013

•Prepared lesson plans in Algebra II Honors, Geometry and College Mathematics.

Taishan Capital Corporation, Beijing, China

Manager, Investment Banking Group Oct. 2012 – Dec. 2012

•Led multinational team from project pitches to execution in tech and pharma opportunities in Asia.

Capital Normal Attached High School/University International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

Foreign Expert / Chemistry, English, Physics/Calculus, Leadership Instructor Sept. 2010 – Oct. 2012

•Instructed classes of 20 Chinese 10th and 11th graders in AP Chemistry achieving a 91% AP exam pass rate.

Additional Information

Language Skills: Spanish (Functional); French (Functional); German (Functional); Mandarin (Conversational).

Hobbies: Triathlon; Climbing; Ski instruction/Landscaping (seasonal labor); Pro Bono Family Law Services.

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