Project Description

Benjamin Farstad

Admitted in New York

Benjamin was born and raised in upstate New York. He attended high school locally at Shenendehowa where he was a proud member of the 2014 Section II Champion Ice Hockey team. Benjamin attended the University of Maine in Orono. During his undergraduate studies, Benjamin also spent a summer at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands at the School of International Law and Public Policy. Benjamin was a recipient of the Tibor J. Bebek Memorial Scholarship and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha- The National Political Science Honor Society. After graduating from the University of Maine cum laude with a  bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Benjamin returned home to obtain his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School.

While in law school, Benjamin began his legal career as a law clerk for Martin, Harding & Mazzotti working in the Connective Tissue, Mass Torts, and Litigation departments. During his time in law school, Benjamin also attended the Innovation and Technology Law Lab as a representative for Albany Law School at the University of Padova in Italy. Benjamin was a member of the Mediation Apprenticeship Clinic at Albany Law School where he completed an intensive training in mediation theory and skills and was able to assist clients in mediating small claims including landlord-tenant disputes and contract disputes. Benjamin is a certified mediator with the local organization, Mediation Matters.

Upon graduation, Benjamin was thrilled to receive an offer to join the litigation department full-time. After nearly four years with the firm and as someone who grew up in the Capital District, Benjamin was able to see first-hand how much of an impact Martin, Harding & Mazzotti makes in both their clients lives and their communities. Benjamin looks forward to helping injured clients who have been harmed through no fault of their own.

Benjamin was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2022. He now lives in Saratoga County. When he is not in the office Benjamin enjoys spending time with his family, playing ice hockey, and skiing.

Direct Phone Line: (518) 556-3448
Toll-Free: (877) 222-3310
Email: [email protected]

Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers

“Ben took over my case and made me feel like a human again, while the insurance company was still treating me like the accident was my fault. If I ever have any kind of a problem with a car accident, or even just a question of whom I should call with a problem, Ben will be my first call. He is awesome, kind, concerned, and a stand up gentleman.”

Thomas M., Five Star Google Review

“Benjamin Farstad, He submerged himself within my situation and kept me informed throughout the process. I’m grateful to him. He gave me the closure I needed. If I ever need, I know who to call. Thank you.”

Nani M., Five Star Google Review