Ben Pace focuses his practice on business litigation, long term care litigation and fiduciary litigation. Ben has handled all aspects of civil litigation in Virginia’s state and federal courts − including all aspects of discovery, development of expert testimony, mediation, motions practice, trial practice (both bench and jury) and appellate practice. He has also represented clients in regulatory matters before the Virginia State Corporation Commission and has litigated cases via arbitration proceedings.

Ben Pace focuses his practice on business litigation, long term care litigation and fiduciary litigation. Ben has handled all aspects of civil litigation in Virginia’s state and federal courts − including all aspects of discovery, development of expert testimony, mediation, motions practice, trial practice (both bench and jury) and appellate practice. He has also represented clients in regulatory matters before the Virginia State Corporation Commission and has litigated cases via arbitration proceedings. As a member of the Long Term Care Practice Team, he has developed strong experience in the area of nursing home and assisted living facility litigation, including federal False Claims Act matters and appeals of certificate of public need decisions. As part of his health care litigation practice, Ben frequently represents long term care facilities, dentists and physicians in matters before their respective regulatory boards.

Ben has been listed as a top business litigator in the state by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine and has been listed in Virginia Business magazine as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite.” He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Richmond and Virginia bar associations and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys. Ben is Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, and he volunteers his time and services to the Pro Bono Housing Project at the Legal Aid Justice Center and the No Fault Divorce Program at the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society. Ben serves on the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation’s board of directors and is a past member of the Richmond Bar Association's Board of Directors, Pro Bono Committee and Administration of Justice Committee.  He currently serves on the Richmond Bar Association’s Programs Committee.

Ben received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Virginia. He received his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the Order of the Barrister, the Moot Court Board and served as the notes and comments editor of the University of Richmond Law Review. Ben was the champion of the Barnett Moot Court Competition in 2000 and was named a member of the National Moot Court Team.

 

  • Represented landowners in class action suit involving claims against a Virginia utility company alleging the utility company exceeded the scope of its electric easement by operating a commercial telephone company on its transmission towers without informing or paying the landowners. 
  • Represented bank client in appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia seeking reversal of substantial judgment for fiduciaries.