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Katherine Lubin Benson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
275 Battery Street, 29th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-956-1000
Fax: 415-956-1008
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Securities Litigation, Antitrust Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation
Attorney Profile

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.

About Katherine Lubin Benson

First Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage:


  • “Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America,” Lawdragon, 2020, 2021; “40 and Under Hot List,” Benchmark Litigation, 2018-2021; “Rising Star for Northern California,” Super Lawyers, 2016-2021; “Rising Star for Securities Law,” Law360, 2021; “Outstanding Antitrust Achievement by a Young Lawyer,” American Antitrust Institute, 2020; “Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement,” American Antitrust Institute, 2020; “Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer,” Daily Journal, 2020, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Board of Directors, 2021; American Bar Association; State Bar of California; East Bay Community Law Center (Board Member); Northern District Court Practice Program (Board Member)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Moderator, "Big Tech’s Reckoning With Antitrust Has Arrived," Bar Association of San Francisco Webinar, February 2021; Speaker, National Consumer Law Center Consumer Rights Litigation Conference & Class Action Symposium, November 2020; Speaker, “Building the Best Firewall. Ethical Issues In Settlement Negotiations and Approval of Class Action Settlements,” ABA Class Actions National (Virtual) Institute, October 2020; Speaker, “Shareholder Derivative Actions as a Tool To Improve Corporate Governance,” Institutional Investors Fall Conference, September 2020; Moderator, “Case Management: Best Practices in the COVID-19 World,” Northern District Court Practice Program, July 2020; Speaker, “Predatory Bail Bonds Litigation,” New Statutes Seminar, California Public Defenders Association, March 2019
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Office Location for Katherine Lubin Benson

275 Battery Street
29th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Last Updated: 3/15/2022

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