Jennifer Bentley is a member of Farella Braun + Martel's insurance recovery group.
Prior to joining Farella, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paula A. Nakayama on the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i. During law school, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Chief Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and as a certified law clerk at the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Tax Division. Jennifer participated in the Hastings Appellate Project, where she was part of a team representing a pro bono client and participated in oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, obtaining a favorable decision for the client.
Prior to her legal career, Jennifer worked in the field of commercial insurance on the broker side, where she managed a large book of business focused on the wine, construction, manufacturing, and agribusiness industries.
- First place, American College of Coverage Counsel Law School Practical Skills Writing Competition on Insurance Law Problem
Memberships and Affiliations
Chair, Barristers Insurance Practice Section, Bar Association of San Francisco
Co-Chair, Membership and Marketing, Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Committee, American Bar Association