Katherine L. Benson

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Katherine Lubin Benson is a forceful litigator in complex civil securities fraud and antitrust class actions. Katherine possesses extensive experience in all forms of discovery and motion practice, from motions to dismiss to class certification and motions for summary judgment. Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Katherine worked as an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco, focusing on securities litigation and regulatory matters, including SEC enforcement actions.

Katherine received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law), where she was a member of the Berkeley Law Mock Trial Team and won first place for the San Francisco Trial Lawyer’s Mock Trial Competition. During law school, she worked as a judicial external for the Honorable Dean D. Pregerson in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Katherine is on the Board of Directors of the Northern District Court Practice Program and also a member of East Bay Community Law Center’s Board of Directors. Since 2012, she has coached a Berkeley Law mock trial team competing in the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Competition.