Attorney Salvina’s practice concentrates on employees’ labor and employment matters. Mr. Salvina has represented hundreds of employees in cases involving employment discrimination, wage theft, and union grievances.
Mr. Salvina earned his law degree in 2011 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. During law school, he served as an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a board member of the Equal Justice Foundation. Mr. Salvina also volunteered with the Guild Food Stamp Clinic where he worked with low-income clients to connect them with SNAP benefits.
After graduating law school, Mr. Salvina represented low-income Pennsylvanians while working at two legal aid organizations in Philadelphia—first at Community Legal Services and then at Philadelphia Legal Assistance.
Mr. Salvina also worked in the past as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department’s Labor and Employment Unit. During his time as an Assistant City Solicitor, Mr. Salvina learned the inner workings of how large employers handle employment discrimination lawsuit and collective bargaining grievances. Mr. Salvina appeared before several dozen Arbitrators and presented dozens of disciplinary appeal cases before the City’s Civil Service Commission.
Most recently before joining Marzzacco Niven & Associates, Mr. Salvina represented employee-victims of employment discrimination and wage theft at a well-respected Philadelphia law firm. Mr. Salvina effectively advocated on behalf of his clients to secure millions of dollars in monetary awards and provided his clients with a voice to stand up to countless employers who ignored the law. Ben truly is a zealous advocate who fights to get his clients the respect and dignity that they deserve.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Reasonable Accommodation Denials
Family and Medical Leave Act Interference and Retaliation
National Origin Discrimination
Medical Marijuana Certification Discrimination
Retaliation for Reporting Employment Discrimination
Minimum Wage Violations
Wage Theft Collective and Class Actions
Breach of Employment Contracts
Unfair Labor Practices
Collective Bargaining Grievances
New Jersey, 2011
Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2018
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2019
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2021
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D. – 2011
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, B.A. – 2008
Outside of his legal practice, Ben is an avid softball and dodgeball player.