Stephen Duvernay

Stephen Duvernay

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Steve Duvernay is an attorney with Benbrook Law Group in Sacramento where he specializes in constitutional litigation in state and federal courts. He also provides litigation and counseling services in matters arising in the political, administrative, and public policy arenas. Duvernay has co-authored more than a dozen amicus briefs in the Supreme Court of the United States and has argued cases at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and in the California Courts of Appeal. Duvernay regularly represents individuals and groups in constitutional and public policy litigation and advises political campaigns and committees and on election-law issues. In addition to his professional work, Duvernay is the Chief Senior Research Fellow with the California Constitution Center at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where he has published scholarly articles and commentary focusing on state constitutional law.

Before joining Benbrook Law Group, Duvernay worked as an associate at DLA Piper and Klinedinst PC. He graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to law school, Duvernay taught for a nonprofit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area that focused on civic activism and political participation.


BA, University of California, Berkeley

JD, University of Notre Dame Law School