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Benjamin J. Hinks



Ben Hinks is an attorney in the firm’s Employment & Labor practice. He represents employers in litigation matters, including wage and hour claims, discrimination actions, non-competition and trade secret disputes, and contract claims before the courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and administrative agencies. Ben also helps counsel clients through a full range of employment issues including hiring, termination, personnel policies and handbooks, leaves of absence, internal investigations, employee discipline and DEI initiatives.

Additionally, Ben provides assistance to higher education clients with risk management matters and investigations specific to colleges and universities, such as Title IX compliance and sexual misconduct matters, as well as other student and faculty issues.

Before Bowditch

Prior to joining the firm, Ben represented employers at a boutique firm in the MetroWest area.  He also has experience as a law clerk with boutique firms in Boston.

Besides work

Ben enjoys activities such as skiing and playing tennis with friends and family. He is also an avid soccer fan and supports Arsenal football club.



  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law – Management (2024) and Litigation – Labor and Employment (2024)

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  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.A., Skidmore College
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