Ben Feuer is the chairman of the firm and one of the “top appellate litigators in California,” according to a national news network.

Ben regularly represents large and small businesses, individuals, and associations in the California appellate courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He leads and consults on high-stakes appeals and writs, including bet-the-company commercial disputes, multimillion-dollar tort actions, major real estate controversies, high-net worth family law litigation, and novel constitutional law challenges.


He has received numerous awards for his successes.

The National Law Journal called Ben an “Elite Boutique Trailblazer,” the Daily Journal named him one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in California, Benchmark Litigation twice included him on its “40 & Under Hot List,” and the Bar Association of San Francisco awarded him its “Outstanding Barrister” prize. Super Lawyers has listed him every year for more than a decade. In 2016, the Minority Bar Council of San Francisco presented Ben with its “Unity Award,” for “outstanding commitment to diversity in the legal profession.”


Ben previously led the Appellate Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

He served as co-chair from 2017-2020, and remains on the section’s executive committee. Over the years, Ben has organized, moderated, and spoken on more than fifty panels with appellate judges, practitioners, and professors on topics related to appellate practice and constitutional theory.


Ben regularly authors articles on appellate and constitutional law topics for the mainstream and legal press.

His writing has appeared in the Washington PostLos Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle, as well as the National Law Journal, Daily JournalRecorder, and Corporate Counsel. He is a regular guest on KALW Public RadioKGO Talk Radio, and Voice of America broadcasts related to upcoming appellate issues and Supreme Court cases.


He is on a number of prominent legal committees.

Ben served as an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, one of a handful of attorneys from across the court’s 11-state jurisdiction personally selected for the role by the court’s judges. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society. Ben also served on the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Club and on the advisory board to OneJustice, an organization that supports California legal nonprofit groups.


He served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Ben clerked for Judge Carlos T. Bea in San Francisco. He also practiced with noted litigators at the national firms Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Williams & Connolly, and was of counsel to the appellate boutique Eisenberg & Hancock.


Ben graduated in the top of his class from Northwestern Law School.

He was an editor of the Law Review, argued for the national moot court team, and published an article in the Northwestern Law Review on free speech and election law. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Trinity College in Connecticut.


Judge Carlos Bea

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Law School

Northwestern University School of Law

  • With honors
  • Editor, Northwestern Law Review
  • National Moot Court Team


Elite Boutique Trailblazer National Law Journal

Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 Daily Journal

40 & Under Hot List Benchmark Litigation

Super Lawyer Super Lawyers Magazine

Outstanding Barrister Bar Association of San Francisco

Unity Award Minority Bar Council of San Francisco

Bar Admissions


U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Some of Ben’s cases

California Supreme Court

Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Co.

Represented nation’s largest title insurance company in California Supreme Court appeal challenging statutory immunity in class action related to escrow fees.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Degamo et al. v. Bank of America N.A.

Represented on appeal class of more than a thousand Hawaii homeowners alleging that a large bank unlawfully reduced competition at foreclosure sales to buy homes at depressed prices and resell them for a larger profit.

California Court of Appeal

Moore v. Teed et al.

Represented real estate agent in appeal of multi-million dollar judgment for fraud and related claims.

California Court of Appeal

Fischer v. Fischer

Represented high net-worth technology company executive in appeal of fiercely contested family court order.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Millennium Drilling Co., Inc. v. Beverly House-Meyers, et al

Represented Texas-based oil concern in appeal arising from contractual dispute with investors.

California Court of Appeal

Dykier v. Cox

Represented private trust in appeal by surety liable for debts of a former professional trustee who stole trust assets.

U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Bumenthal et al. v. Trump et al.

Represented nearly two dozen former United States Senators and Representatives in amici curiae briefs contending President’s acceptance of payments from foreign governments without congressional approval violates Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause.

California Court of Appeal

Pacificare Life & Health, Inc. v. Lara

Represented Chamber of Commerce of the United States and California Chamber of Commerce as amici curiae in brief concerning state’s authority to assess millions of dollars in  individual penalties against company for unintentional, temporary computer glitch.

Publications & media appearances

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