Ben graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University, earning a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science. While at TCU, Ben was a member of the Honors College, interned in the U.S. House of Representatives, and spent a semester at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. Thereafter, he received his Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School. In law school, Ben served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, and as a student attorney with the Tulane Civil Rights & Federal Practice Clinic.
Upon graduation from law school, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Chief Judge Christopher J. Bruno of The Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Following his clerkship, Ben worked for a large national Plaintiff's law firm managing a docket of toxic tort cases and complex high dollar personal injury cases. While doing so, Mr. Rumph helped to secure millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients, handling all aspects of litigation.
Ben is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Association of Justice, and the Louisiana Association of Justice. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.