Eric Bengtson

Eric Bengtson is an associate at Davis & Young. He is involved in all aspects of litigation, including pre-trial work, law and motion practice, discovery, and trial. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bengtson handled a wide range of civil matters as an attorney at a large Bay Area law firm. Throughout his career, he has obtained favorable results for his clients and has established a depth of litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He is formally recognized as one of Northern California's Super Lawyer Rising Stars.

Outside the office, Mr. Bengtson is a committed volunteer for the Pacific College Fund scholarship program and a dedicated triathlete. He also enjoys reading and spending time with his wife, children, and chocolate lab.

Education:

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Denver, B.S.B.A., International Business, honors


Areas of Practice:

  • Tort Litigation
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Landlord-tenant litigation
  • Real estate disputes
  • Products Liability
  • Employment Law
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Northern California Rising Stars List

"'Rising Stars' are selected by Law & Politics, the publisher of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars magazines throughout the U.S. Practicing lawyers are asked to nominate and review 'the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.' No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in any state are named to the Rising Stars list."



Awards and Selections:



Professional Lectures:

  • CLE Lecture: "The Art of Billing: How to Keep Clients Happy" (Santa Clara County Bar Association)
  • CLE Lecture: "The Nuts and Bolts of Litigating Against Vexatious Litigants" (Santa Clara County Bar Association)
  • CLE Lecture: "E-Discovery-Work Product and Privilege Issues" (Claims Conference of Northern California)
  • CLE Lecture: "E-Discovery-Work Product and Privilege Issues" (Property Claims Association of the Pacific)


Court Admissions:

  • California
  • Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court
  • Northern District of California


Memberships:

  • State Bar of California
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association: Barristers Committee
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association: Civil Practice Committee
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CALI Excellence for the Future Award

"CALI Excellence for the Future Awards® program recognizes excellence achievement by law students in their studies. The award is given to the student with the highest grade in the class as determined by the instructor or registrar."

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Northern California Rising Stars List

"'Rising Stars' are selected by Law & Politics, the publisher of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars magazines throughout the U.S. Practicing lawyers are asked to nominate and review 'the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.' No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in any state are named to the Rising Stars list."