Ben is from Albuquerque, New Mexico and attended Colorado State University where he majored in microbiology. After graduation, he worked at the National Institute of Health for two years doing tuberculosis research. Ben has been involved with the health law society while at Notre Dame. He spent 1L summer with the Honorable Martha Vazquez at the Federal District Court for the District of New Mexico and spent 2L summer with Snell & Wilmer, LLP in Phoenix, Arizona. He hopes to continue working at Snell & Wilmer post graduation. A fun fact about Ben is that he fenced in two junior olympics.