A portrait of Wendy Benjamin

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Ms. Benjamin has more than 18 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 creditors’ rights and insolvency matters. Her areas of emphasis include creditors’ rights, creditor bankruptcy representation, and business and real property transactions and litigation.

Ms. Benjamin has appeared as counsel of record in numerous cases in federal and state courts throughout California.

She practiced law with a Sacramento boutique law firm for four years before establishing her own practice in 2000.  Steven and Wendy Benjamin established Benjamin Law Offices in 2004.

Legal Experience

  • Bankruptcy representation of creditors and other parties-in-interest in all aspects of Chapters 7, 11, and 13
  • Domestication and enforcement of sister-state judgments
  • Enforcement of judgments including liens, levies, garnishments
  • Loan documentation, workouts, and restructuring
  • Business, commercial and real property litigation
  • Business start-ups, transactions and corporate governance

Professional Activities & Affiliations    

  • Member, California State Bar, Business Section
  • Member, California State Bar, Litigation Section
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Section
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum
  • Member, UCLA Alumni Association
  • Member, Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Midtown Business Owners’ Association

 Admitted to Practice

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

 Academic Background

  •  J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1995, Dean’s List
  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, 1990, Dean’s List