Ben Notterman is a criminal defense and civil rights attorney practicing in New York City.
Mr. Notterman graduated from New York University School of Law in 2014 and holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Cornell University. He joined the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma in 2020 after a fellowship with the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law at NYU, where he focused on executive clemency.
Prior to his fellowship, Mr. Notterman clerked for a federal district judge in New Jersey and worked as a litigation associate at Jones Day, a large international law firm. While at Jones Day, he was part of a team of lawyers that successfully sued the New York Department of Corrections on behalf of a pro bono client for violating the client's constitutional rights. He has also worked as a graduate associate at Princeton's Program in Law and Public Policy Affairs and volunteered in policy positions at the Legal Aid Society and the Center for Death Penalty Litigation in Durham, North Carolina.
In law school, Mr. Notterman served as an editor for the Annual Survey of American Law and was a student advocate for Research, Education Advocacy to Combat Homelessness (REACH). His writing has been published in the American Criminal Law Review, the Review of Law & Social Change, and the Huffington Post.
At the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma, Mr. Notterman's practice focuses on wrongful convictions, appellate advocacy, and victims' rights.