Benedon & Serlin, LLP
GERALD M. SERLIN, born Los Angeles, California.
Education: University of California, Berkeley (B.A., History High Honors 1980; B.A., Political Economy Honors 1980); University of Southern California (J.D., 1985). Member, University of Southern California Law Review.
Admitted to: California State Bar; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits; U.S. District Courts in California.
Judicial Clerkship: Research Attorney to Acting Presiding Justice Robert E. Rickles (Dec.) (1985-1986) and Associate Justice John H. Hews (Dec.) (1987), California Court of Appeal.
Professional Experience: Associate, Horvitz & Levy (1990-1993); Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren (1987-1990).
Member: Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization; California Court of Appeal Settlement Officer; Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations; Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
Recipient: Southern California Super Lawyer, in Appellate Law, 2004-2019; Best Lawyers in America, in Appellate Law, 2016-2019, U.S. News & World Report -- Best Lawyers; Appellate Lawyer of the Year, 2018 -- USA, Lawyer Monthly; Attorney of the Year -- California 2017, Corporate Vision Magazine; 2016 CLAY Award (Daily Journal and California Lawyer) Attorney of the Year for Extraordinary Achievement in Appellate Practice; Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles -- Nominee for 2009 Appellate Lawyer of the Year; Martindale-Hubbell AV rated.