Benjamin J. Andres
Benjamin (Ben) J. Andres grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and studied philosophy and history at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. He graduated from McDaniel summa cum laude in 2011, and was a named a College Scholar as well as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School in 2014. At GW, he was a Managing Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal and a member of the Health Care Law Clinic.
After being admitted to the Maryland state bar, Ben worked with the Office of the Public Defender in Howard County, Maryland, first as a volunteer and later as a panel attorney. In 2016, he moved to Frederick County and began a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Theresa Adams, associate judge with the Circuit Court for Frederick County. As a clerk, Ben gained invaluable experience and knowledge about the workings of both the Maryland state courts and the Frederick County bar.
Ben joined Gordon & Simmons as an associate in February 2018. He is excited about the opportunity to work with the attorneys at the firm, and hopes to continue Gordon & Simmons’ reputation for excellent representation.
When he is not working, Ben is usually spending time with friends and family, especially his wife and young daughter. He is also an avid football fan, and enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee.