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Benjamin A. Anchill

Associate Detroit (Metro)

Ben is an associate in Ogletree Deakins’ Detroit (Metro) office.  Before joining the firm, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to five federal judges in the Eastern District of Michigan: U.S. District Judges Bernard A. Friedman, Avern Cohn, Paul D. Borman, Mark A. Goldsmith, and Patrick J. Duggan.  Ben also served as a foreign law clerk to Justice Uzi Vogelman of the Supreme Court of Israel.

As a judicial law clerk in the Eastern District of Michigan, Ben assisted federal judges in resolving motions pending in numerous labor and employment matters, including cases brought under Title VII, Title IX, Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, ERISA, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Railway Labor Act.

Ben graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2007, where he served as an associate member of the Law Review and senior articles editor of Human Rights Quarterly.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Jewish Bar Association of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association


  • Jewish Community Center - ''Lecture on The Supreme Court of Israel'' - Oak Park - April 2015


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