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Benjamin Douglas

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Benjamin Douglas is a non-equity partner at Ashcraft & Gerel, where he focuses his practice on assisting injured employees with their workers’ compensation claims. For each of these clients, he is a strategic advocate, delicately blending zeal with craft to find creative solutions to complex legal issues.

Mr. Douglas understands that many of his clients have suffered life-threatening or debilitating injuries. He is committed to fighting for their right to just compensation.

Early Years

Before beginning his tenure at Ashcraft & Gerel, Mr. Douglas practiced workers’ compensation law in Sacramento, California. He has handled a wide variety of orthopedic, internal, and psychological injuries, from ripped rotator cuffs and lung cancer to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Outside the Courtroom

Mr. Douglas enjoys reading philosophy and history. He also loves playing the guitar.


  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2006
  • M.A., Philosophy, Duke University, 2010
  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, D.C.

Professional Associations

  • Member, National Lawyers Guild – D.C.
  • Member, D.C. Area Trial Lawyers Association


  • Diagnostic Inflation for the People, Journal of Employment and Labor Law (Spring 2016)


The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • Committed to the Community

    Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.

  • Fearless Advocacy When You Need It

    Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • At the Forefront of Major Litigation

    Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.

  • A Long Legacy of Successful Results

    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.

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