Ben Stone is an Assocaite at Mintz Levin in New York. Ben brings significant experience as an entrepreneur, executive, and attorney in the public and private sectors to his legal practice. He counsels clients across a range of industries in a variety of transactions and corporate matters, with a focus on early-stage and emerging companies. Ben started his career as a litigation attorney with an international law firm in New York City, where he represented corporations and individuals in major business disputes and government investigations.
Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Ben served as Managing Director & General Counsel of MCE Social Capital, an investment firm that finances businesses concentrating on clean energy, sustainable agriculture, and financial inclusion in more than 35 countries across four continents.
Prior to MCE Social Capital, Ben served as Director of Small Business and Start-Up Development at American Express, where he led a team creating initiatives to fuel high-growth entrepreneurship in the United States.
Prior to American Express, Ben helped start Indego Africa, a lifestyle brand and social venture that provides more than 1,500 female entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Ghana with access to global markets and business education. In 2010, Harvard Business School published a case study about Indego Africa and Ben’s leadership of the company as COO & General Counsel and then CEO.
Ben started his career as a litigation attorney with an international law firm in New York City, where he represented corporations and individuals in major business disputes and government investigations.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Benjamin D. Stone