Benjamin L. Pratt

Benjamin L. Pratt is a member of the Firm’s Education Law, Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law, and Litigation Groups. Ben is adept in his representation of management at the collective bargaining table and serves as both chief spokesperson and in an advisory role. He represents the Firm’s clients at local agency hearings, administrative tribunals, and in quasi-judicial hearings as Special Counsel before the PA Labor Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board. He has represented schools in labor and grievance arbitrations, dismissal hearings, insurance subrogation claims, unemployment and workers compensation claims, court of common pleas litigation, and appellate level litigation. Ben serves as solicitor for multiple school districts working on day to day educational issues.

Recent Presentations


Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Update

Mid East PASBO Meeting


Social Media Update

Professional Development Training – Dover Area School District and Octorara Area School District

Best Practices in Hiring Extra-Curricular Coaches and Advisors – Retaining the District’s right to End the Relationship

KKAL Education Law Breakfast

Overtime Over Lunch: Best Practices for Handling Overtime and Other Wage & Hour Issues

for HR Legalist Live

Bargaining Timetables Panel

at Bureau of Mediation Conference

  • Catawba College, B.S. 1989
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. 1992
Professional Positions
  • Partner, Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord L.L.P.
  • Former Director of Employee Relations Services, Pennsylvania School Board Association
Professional Organizations
  • PA School Board Solicitors Association, Regional Director
  • Lancaster Bar Association
  • York County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Served as law clerk for the Hon. Charles P. Mirarchi, Jr. in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia 
Public Service
  • Board of Auditors, Hellam Township, York County
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Board Member
  • YWCA of York County, Assisting with fundraisers and maintenance of youth camps

24 North Lime Street, Lancaster, PA 17602-2913
Phone: 717-392-1100 Fax: 717-392-4385