My company and I were sued by a former independent contractor who claimed that he was actually an employee. Although I was willing to settle initially, his settlement demand was so high that I was forced to fight the case. Ben was able to have the case ordered to arbitration. Since Ben cc’d me on all correspondence to the other side, I could read how he would isolate and expose the soft spots in the plaintiff’s case. After a while, the plaintiff wasn’t so confident about his case, and we reached a reasonable settlement agreement.