An portrait of Steven Benjamin

(916) 476-4880
(916) 476-4889

Mr. Benjamin has more than 19 years of experience representing small and mid-sized businesses as outside general counsel and individuals, California businesses, and national companies as their California counsel in administrative, business, employment and real estate law.

Mr. Benjamin’s practice includes counseling, transactions and litigation on behalf of employers in a variety of industries, including construction, retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, high tech, medical/dental, temporary services, and others. Mr. Benjamin also represents executives, high level managers and sales representatives regarding employment, stock option, non-compete, trade secret/confidential information and commission pay agreements and disputes.

Mr. Benjamin has appeared as counsel of record in hundreds of cases in the federal and state courts and various agencies and licensing boards throughout California.  He has appeared as trial counsel in many bench and jury trials.

He practiced law with one of Sacramento’s preeminent law firms for several years before establishing his own practice in 1999.  Steven and Wendy Benjamin established Benjamin Law Offices in 2004.

Legal Experience

  • Trial counsel, jury and bench trials
  • Administrative hearing counsel, contested hearings
  • Business, commercial, construction, employment, intellectual property, real property, and statutory claims litigation
  • Business start-ups, business transactions and contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate/limited liability company governance
  • Non-profit formation and governance

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, California State Bar, Business Law Section
  • Member, California State Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member, California State Bar, Litigation Section
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member, Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Midtown Business Owners’ Association

Admitted to Practice

  • All California State Courts
  • United States District Courts, Eastern, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Internal Revenue Service

Academic Background

  • J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1995, Dean’s List
  • B.S. Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 1988