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Mark L. Bennett

Senior Counsel

Mark L. Bennett is a Senior Counsel at our San Diego office.  He has 25 plus years of experience in insurance defense. Worked for Kemper Insurance, Infinity Insurance, Automobile Club of Southern California and Cigna Insurance Companies in San Diego. This experience included defending insureds on claims brought for homeowners’ claims, as well as automobile accident claims. Successfully defended a homeowner’s case based upon the reasonable scope of easement through trial and appeal. Have successfully tried 40-50 jury trials to verdict including product liability, business tort, nursing home malpractice and slip and fall types of cases. Defended three appeals to the 9th Circuit and prevailed at the appellate court level.

Mr. Bennett has managed in-house offices in San Diego for Automobile Club of Southern California, Infinity Insurance Company and Kemper Insurance Company.

He is a current member of the San Diego County Bar Association, Louis Welsh Inn of Court, Barrister and Mediator for San Diego Superior Court.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to California State Bar, to Southern District and Eastern District of Federal Court in California, and to US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

Education

  • Graduated Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Graduated UCLA Cum Laude