Ben has experience in the representation of owners, design professionals and contractors. He is licensed in Kentucky and Ohio.

Ben Hyden, a civil engineering graduate, worked with major construction firms before entering law school and brings that experience to his law practice. His practice focuses on representing owners, design professionals, and contractors. He represents public works clients such as K-12 school districts, sewer districts, higher education institutions, municipalities, townships, public housing authorities, and counties; drafting contract documents; responding to bid disputes; addressing construction defects; and pursuing claims that arise from construction projects. Ben also represents businesses and political subdivisions in complex zoning, land use, and land development issues and appears before planning, development, and zoning commissions in zoning, variance, and related public service matters.

Examples of matters in which Ben has assisted clients include serving as construction counsel on a municipal wastewater treatment plant; litigation/mediation counsel for a municipal water treatment facility; bid dispute litigation and contract revisions for an urban sewer district; litigation/mediation counsel for a university medical building in a claim against an architect/engineer for defective design; litigation/mediation counsel for an urban school district on several of its buildings related to either defective construction, design or both; litigation/mediation counsel for township fire station projects; and litigation/mediation counsel for public housing authority on projects related to construction delays and defective work issues.

Industries & Practices


Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2008)

University of Kentucky (B.S., civil engineering, 2000)


Up & Coming, ChambersUSA, Construction, 2023

Professional Activities

  • Member, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member, Northern Kentucky Bar Association



Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

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Benjamin B. Hyden

  • 312 Walnut Street
    Suite 1800
    Cincinnati, OH 45202 -4152


  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
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