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Ben Buskirk

t: 919.783.2890

Ben Buskirk focuses his practice on construction law and surety law and is an associate in the firm's litigation section.


Ben’s legal practice is a continuation of his over ten years of experience in the construction industry, including working as a construction superintendent and project manager. Ben brings his unique perspective to his construction law practice, advising and defending contractors and subcontractors.

In addition to being a North Carolina-licensed lawyer, he is also a licensed North Carolina Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Prior to joining Poyner Spruill and before attending law school, Ben served as a construction project manager at McDonald York Building Company and at Lend Lease (US) Construction.

Areas of Focus


+Certifications & Specializations

Licensed North Carolina Professional Engineer

LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)


Campbell University School of Law, JD, cum laude

North Carolina State University, BS, Construction Engineering and Management


+Professional & Community Activities

ACE Mentor Program of Raleigh, Inc., Board of Directors

Church on Morgan, Usher and Care Team Member

American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Division 2 – YLD Liaison

North Carolina Bar Association, Construction Law Section

Wake County Bar Association

Carolinas AGC

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