Benjamin I.Han

Associate

Ben partners with clients to ensure that business objectives and company culture remain intact in the face of an increasingly complex labor and employment landscape.


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A company's most important asset is its workforce, which is subject to a complex set of requirements and protections under federal, state, and municipal law. Through litigation or counseling, clients look to Ben to ensure that its workforce effectively contributes to the enterprise without interfering with business objectives or company culture.

Ben focuses his practice in employment litigation and counseling matters. Specifically, he has significant experience in all phases of the litigation process, including trial work, evidentiary hearings, oral arguments, arbitrations, and depositions. Ben has also counseled clients through a variety of complex employment matters, including reductions in force, agreement and policy drafting, corporate transactions, restrictive covenants, labor relations, and other day-to-day employment concerns.

Ben has developed substantive experience in noncompetition, trade secret, and other restrictive covenant matters, including his significant involvement in the enforcement of the first global noncompetition covenant under Georgia's Restrictive Covenants Act. He has also dedicated a significant portion of his practice to traditional labor law concerns, as he has represented clients through numerous matters related to organized labor, including election campaigns, grievance arbitrations, corporate campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, and strategic initiatives related to unionized workforces. Ben has also defended employees in matters related to discrimination, retaliations, wage-and-hour, and leaves of absence, among others.

A strong proponent of technology's role in the provision of employment-related legal services, Ben has contributed to the development of various automation tools that deliver the same top-notch quality of work in a highly efficient, cost-effective manner. Ben also uses a wide range of Seyfarth's existing tools and services to ensure that clients benefit from his value-driven approach.

Ben enjoys working at a firm that strives to provide excellent client service to a full range of employers, from the world's most iconic brands to innovative startups. He takes pride in Seyfarth's relentless efforts to provide innovative solutions and stay ahead of the curve for the benefit of its clients.

  • JD, Emory University School of Law

    With honors
    Emory Law Journal, articles editor

  • BA, Washington University in St. Louis
    Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Georgia
  • US District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • US District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Superior Courts