Maritime workers who are injured due to another’s negligence really gets Ben fired up. He goes above and beyond to hold companies accountable to doing the right thing for injured employees.
Benjamin Compton manages the firm’s Law and Motions Department. He has an infectious enthusiasm and deep commitment to securing justice for injured persons. Before joining our firm in 2019, Ben worked at Vreeland Law PLLC in Bellevue, Washington, practicing in the areas of personal injury, employment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, business torts, and appeals. There, he successfully represented people from all walks of life, holding wrongdoers responsible and recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. He also served the state of Washington as Special Assistant Attorney General, successfully representing a Washington Superior Court and its judges in a constitutional dispute. Prior to joining Vreeland Law, Ben practiced law at Eymann Allison Hunter Jones P.S., in Spokane, Washington, representing plaintiffs with claims of serious injury, wrongful death, catastrophic property loss, and medical negligence. He has extensive litigation and motions experience, appearing in state and federal courts throughout Washington State, and handling appeals in the Washington State Court of Appeals, the Washington State Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ben attended Gonzaga University and obtained a Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law, graduating with honors and receiving several awards for excellence. He then served as a law clerk to Justice Debra L. Stephens of the Washington State Supreme Court.
In his free time, Ben enjoys running after his son, playing guitar, and exploring the Great Northwest.
Awards & Recognition
- Gonzaga University School of Law, 2011
- Gonzaga University, 2007
- Washington State
- United States District
- Court for the Eastern District of Washington
- United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Washington State Bar Association
- Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Eagle member
- Former Treasurer and Board Member of the Washington Employment Lawyers Association