Winston Salem: 336-724-2828 / Charlotte: 704-707-3705

Benjamin Winikoff

“I practice law because I’ve always wanted to help my neighbors and my community.”

Benjamin P. Winikoff


Phone: 336-724-2828

Fax: 336-724-3335

Office: EMP Law
426 Old Salem Road
Brickenstein-Leinbach House
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

About Ben

Ben practices civil litigation with a primary focus in the areas of employment law and workers’ compensation. In addition, he practices in the criminal defense and unemployment benefits areas. Ben also teaches workers’ compensation law as an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Ben gained practical experience from the Elder Law Clinic and the Community Law and Business Clinic while attending Wake Forest University School of Law. He was also selected into the pro bono honor society based on the number of pro bono hours he completed while in law school. Ben interned under the Honorable Judge Edwin Wilson Jr. in Rockingham, County North Carolina.

He serves as a Captain in the 134th Legal Operations Detachment of the United States Army Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps.



North Carolina Bar


Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D.


Wake Forest University, B.A.


U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina


U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina


U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association


North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy Graduate

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