Benjamin R. Wright

Area of Emphasis

Benjamin Wright is an associate in the Construction and Litigation groups of Babst Calland. Mr. Wright has experience in cases involving professional liability claims involving architects and engineers as well as both general contractors and subcontractors. He has handled a wide range of construction disputes and issues for natural gas refineries, schools, churches, parking garages and residential homes, including disputes regarding delay, payment, change orders, differing site conditions, acceleration and inefficiencies.

Mr. Wright has represented clients before state and federal courts including Pennsylvania trial level and appellate courts, the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and various jurisdictions in West Virginia on a pro hac vice basis. Mr. Wright has also represented clients in various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including both mediations and arbitrations.


Mr. Wright received his B.A. in Political Science and Government from Ursinus College in 2012 where he achieved recognition on the Dean’s List. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2015 where he served as the Technology Editor on the Editorial Board of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.

Memberships and Affiliations

Mr. Wright is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and is admitted in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member of the Allegheny County and American Bar associations.

Mr. Wright has received a Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch recognition from BL Rankings for Commercial Litigation and Construction Law since 2021. He has also been selected to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list (Thomson Reuters) since 2019.