Ben Turner is Vice President and Counsel of Porterfield, Fettig & Sears, LLC (PFS). Prior to joining the firm, Turner served as Rep. John Delaney’s (D-MD) Legislative Director. In addition to running Rep. Delaney’s legislative office, Turner managed the Congressman’s Financial Services Committee work and was significantly involved in drafting the Congressman’s housing finance reform legislation and efforts to reform the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
Before working for Rep. Delaney, Turner served as Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) Legislative Counsel and managed his Financial Services Committee work. In that role, Turner played a key role in passing multiple provisions of the JOBS Act and handled legislative and regulatory issues relating to the Dodd-Frank Act.
Turner’s portfolio of issues includes capital markets, capital formation, housing finance, insurance, accounting and Dodd-Frank implementation.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., Turner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and American Studies from American University. He received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Maxwell School of Citizenship of Public Affairs and a Juris Doctor (JD) the Syracuse University College of Law. Turner is a member of the Maryland Bar Association.