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Ben Coulter
Ben is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group where his clients include community, regional and national banks business owners; insurance companies; and individuals involved in business disputes, consumer protection, real property disputes, false advertising, non-compete agreement enforcement and contract matters, and securities fraud.

Ben has assisted in the defense of banks and related entities, and their employees, in mortgage, securities and financial fraud cases, and consumer protection claims, the defense of a industrial container business against false advertising claims, and clients of all types in title dispute matters.

Prior to practicing as a commercial litigator, Ben spent several years as a debate coach and instructor in the Department of Communication Studies at Samford University. He has been involved with debate since high school, and participated at the college level as a student (a member and president of the Debate Team at Baylor University) and a coach (coaching at Wayne State University and Samford University). 


What is your favorite thing about the law?
It is full of interesting stories and ideas which affect peoples’ lives.

What was your first job?
I mowed lawns.

What are your hobbies?
Basketball, running, reading, competition of any kind.

What advice would you give to a young student in law school?
Work hard enough that you feel confident that you did everything you could do to reach your goals, but take advantage of the opportunity to learn about ideas that interest you and to enjoy the people around you.

What is your favorite lawyer joke?
What’s the difference between a lawyer and a snake run down on the highway? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

How do you define a “good day”?
A good day is one in which I work hard and succeed, after which I spend time with my wife and daughters.

How do you spend your weekend?
I enjoy watching and playing sports, going on outings with the family, and catching up with friends.
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  • Represented banks and related entities, and their employees, in mortgage, securities and financial fraud cases
  • Assisted in the defense of a national financial institution against consumer protection claims
  • Assisted in the defense of a industrial container business against false advertising claims
  • Represented businesses and individuals in non-compete agreement enforcement and contract matters