Vincent Vallin Bennett
Trial attorney Vincent Vallin Bennett is tenaciously dedicated to fighting for justice for the injured.
As an integral member of the Personal Injury/Civil Litigation team of attorneys at Gordon, Edelstein, Krepack, Grant, Felton & Goldstein, LLP (GEK), Mr. Bennett specializes in catastrophic injury litigation, products liability, toxic torts, medical malpractice, construction accidents, and employment discrimination.
Mr. Bennett, who has either tried to verdict and/or settled several multi-million dollar cases, effectively litigated the largest settlement in GEK history involving more than 100 plaintiffs exposed to toxic chemicals by a Fortune 100 company. In addition to his trial work, he has briefed and argued numerous appeals, either affirming trial court victories or obtaining reversals.
This record of success can be attributed to a combination of Mr. Bennett’s hands-on litigating style, his wealth of experience as well as his unique ability to connect with juries.
Mr. Bennett has represented clients from various walks of life, including farm workers in California’s central valley, American Indian tribes in Washington, and defrauded stock and business investors. He is committed to the idea that our judicial system treat all people with equal dignity, respect and assurance of their legal rights.
Prior to earning his law degree from the UCLA School of Law, Mr. Bennett served as a judicial intern for two of the state’s most respected trial and appellate judges.
Mr. Bennett, who speaks Spanish fluently, is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, California and Los Angeles Consumer Trial Lawyers Associations, the Mexican American Bar Association and the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment. In addition, he is a sponsor of California Rural Legal Assistance.
Mr. Bennett is admitted to practice in the State of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all U.S. District Courts in California.
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