The Landing Group provides strategic communication consulting services for business and legal professionals. Rather than focus solely on the basics of public speaking, The Landing Group targets experienced communicators who recognize that competitive markets require constant improvement of communication approaches across a variety of contexts. Expertise includes team building & management, trial attorney and witness coaching, business presentations, negotiations, executive coaching, and traditional public speaking, with audiences across business, law, and government agencies. No fluff, no nonsense — just actionable advice tailored to each individual or organization.
Ben Sachs, President of The Landing Group, is an expert in verbal and nonverbal communication. He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Virginia School of Law (profile) teaching negotiations, public speaking, and management communication, and he provides communication consulting and coaching services for legal and business professionals. Ben’s professional career spans law and business, first serving as a litigator at Sidley Austin LLP and then as a strategic management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Ben’s corporate clients have spanned the United States and Australia in industries ranging from telecommunications to retail, with emphasis in negotiations and management strategy.
Ben earned his B.A. as a Jefferson Scholar and Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where served on the Virginia Law Review and graduated with the academic distinction of Order of the Coif. After law school, Ben held a clerkship with the Honorable T.S. Ellis, III, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Ben is a former mock trial national champion and mock trial coach, winning a national award for outstanding coaching in 2008. He lives in Washington, D.C.