Na'il Benjamin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Hayward, CA

Benjamin Law Group
 | 1290 B Street, Suite 314
Hayward, CA 94541
Phone: 510-897-9967
Fax: 415-349-3334
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Na'il Benjamin is the managing partner of Benjamin Law Group, which has law offices in Hayward and Los Angeles, California. A highly versatile and top-rated trial and transactional attorney, Mr. Benjamin has more than 14 years of total legal experience, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout California who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Employment and labor law, including wage and hour class actions as well as individual plaintiff claims

    · Anti-trust and securities class actions

    · Start-ups, new business and small business formation and planning

    · Technology-related legal issues

    · Sports and entertainment law

    · Real estate law

    · General civil litigation and arbitration

    While pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Benjamin played football each of his four years there, breaking several school records and earning an All Pac-10 ranking as a kick returner and wide receiver. He then enjoyed a successful career in the NFL, playing for the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49s as well as the New York Jets and the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe.

    Following his retirement from the NFL, Mr. Benjamin worked for a major Fortune 500 company, and he established several successful businesses, including an investment and management company, a real estate company, and a trucking and brokerage company. These experiences provide him with a wealth of insight and knowledge he uses to deliver the highest level of counsel possible as he assists his commercial clients with establishing, organizing and operating their own commercial enterprises.

    Through his employment law practice, Mr. Benjamin has achieved equal success advocating on behalf of those employees who have suffered serious violations of their rights as workers. From his efforts, he has secured numerous substantial settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, earning his memberships in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums.

    Mr. Benjamin obtained his Juris Doctor form University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2005, and he has practiced before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit as well as before various state and federal labor and relations administrative agencies. He is also a highly active member of his legal community, serving on the board of the California Association of Black Lawyers and the Charles Houston Bar Association.

    Outside of his legal practice, Mr. Benjamin has also maintained active involvement in local, state and national politics, assisting with fundraising efforts for Barack Obama’s first presidential race as well as for California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 20%Real Estate: Consumer
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Entertainment & Sports
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Other
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Probate & Estate Administration, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2015

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    About Na'il Benjamin

    Admitted: 2005, California

    Professional Webpage: http://www.benjaminlawgroup.com/attorneys/

    Honors/Awards:

    • 2015 Rising Star, Super Lawyers
    • Top Lawyer 2016, The Global Directory of Who’s Who
    • 2016 Super Lawyer
    • Brett E. Merriman Award

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Bar Association of San Francisco's Diversity Pipeline Programs, Advisory Board
    • Board Member, California Association of Black Lawyers
    • Charles Houston Bar Association, Board member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Spokesperson for the Athletic Speaker’s Bureau, Touchdowns For Kids, and Stiles Hall
    • California Football Alumni Club, Member
    • Fundraiser for California Attorney General Kamala Harri
    • Active Fundraiser during President Obama's first presidential race

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • The National Black Lawyers, Top 100, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of California at Berkeley
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    Office Location for Na'il Benjamin

    1290 B Street
    Suite 314
    Hayward, CA 94541

    Phone: 510-897-9967

    Fax: 415-349-3334

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    Last Updated: 4/2/2020

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