Ben Reilly is an associate in Goodwin's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Financial Industry Litigation practices and focuses his practice on a wide array of complex commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of ERISA and securities litigation. He joined the firm in 2015.





Representative Experience Includes:

  • Representing several financial services companies in nationwide ERISA class actions alleging that investment options in employee retirement plans had excessive fees and/or poor performance. These include several actions challenging mutual fund companies' use of their own products as investment options in their own retirement plans;
  • Representation of an investment management firm in ERISA class action in the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri, involving multi-week trial in 2018 regarding alleged breaches of fiduciary duty. Trial decision granted judgment for Goodwin’s clients on all counts and claims.
In addition, Mr. Reilly recently completed a five-month rotation with the Middlesex County (Massachusetts) District Attorney’s Office, during which he was sworn in as a Special Assistant District Attorney and independently handled several jury and bench trials and argued evidentiary hearings and non-evidentiary motions before the Court.
Professional Activities

Mr. Reilly is a member of the Boston Bar Association.


While in law school, Mr. Reilly interned for the Honorable Beth Robinson of the Vermont Supreme Court.

While attending law school, Mr. Reilly served as executive notes editor for the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review.

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JD, 2015
Boston College Law School

(cum laude)

BA, 2008
Bates College



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