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Steve Duvernay

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Contact

916.447.4900
916.447.4904

steve@benbrooklawgroup.com

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 1610
Sacramento, CA 95814

Stephen M. Duvernay

Steve Duvernay is an attorney with Benbrook Law Group. He has experience representing clients in complex civil and constitutional litigation in state and federal courts, political and election law matters, and appeals.

Steve is also a Senior Research Fellow with the California Constitution Center at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Before joining Benbrook Law Group, Steve worked as an associate at DLA Piper and Klinedinst PC. He graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to law school, Steve taught for a nonprofit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area that focused on civic activism and political participation.

Additional

Board Member, Sacramento Law Foundation (President, 2010-2015)

Ex Officio Board Member, Sacramento County Bar Association (2012-2014)

Board Member, Barristers’ Club of Sacramento

Board Member, Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Sacramento Lawyers Chapter

Advisory Board, Sacramento Central YMCA

Board Member, Federal Bar Association, Sacramento Chapter

PUBLICATIONS

David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay & Brandon V. Stracener, California Constitutional Law: Popular Sovereignty, 68 Hastings L.J. 731 (2017)

David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay, California Constitutional Law: The Guarantee Clause and California’s Republican Form of Government,
62 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 104 (2014).

ADMISSIONS

California State Bar
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
All federal district courts in California

EDUCATION

Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 2007), cum laude
University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 2003)