Bonnie J. Bennett is Senior Counsel at Berger Kahn on the wildfire litigation team.
With over 15 years of experience, she is a dedicated litigator who seeks to help recover monies paid out to people affected by wildfire.
Bonnie has prosecuted subrogation claims in many wildfires, including the North Bay and Camp Fires against PG&E, and the Thomas, Rye, and Woolsey Fires against Southern California Edison.
Before focusing her practice on Subrogation, Bonnie had extensive experience defending general contractors, developers and insurers in high-stakes litigation.
In 2009, Bonnie received the President’s Award from the Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court, for her commitment to civility, leadership, ethics and integrity in the practice of law.
She obtained her law degree from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law, completing in 2005. While at Chapman, Bonnie served on the Nexus Law Journal. She also received the prestigious CALI Award in Environmental Law for her scholastic excellence.
In her free time, Bonnie enjoys spending time with her family, spending time outdoors, and cooking. She is also deeply committed to her community, serving in volunteer roles within Girl Scouts of Orange County, higher education and with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President’s Award||Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court||2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Alumni Association||Member||N/A|
|Kappa Kappa Gamma Orange County Alumnae Association||Member||N/A|
|Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court||All Leadership Positions Held||2006 - 2017|
|Berger Kahn||Berger Kahn Welcomes Bonnie J. Bennett – Senior Counsel with Wildfire Litigation Team||2021|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report||ABTL Publication Features Attorney Bonnie Bennett in “The ‘Right to Repair Act’ Ten Years Later”||2013|
|Chapman University||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of Puget Sound||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|