Benjamin L. Chen

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Benjamin L. Chen


55 South Market St., Suite 900
San Jose, CA 95113

408-938-2434 | 408-287-2583

Benjamin L. Chen

Main Bio

Practice Overview

Benjamin Chen is an associate at Hoge Fenton. Ben’s practice focuses on civil litigation which includes commercial litigation, intellectual property, professional liability, and insurance coverage matters. He handles a wide array of cases by meticulously strategizing arguments and counter-arguments and deftly navigating clients through complex legal proceedings and disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Ben gained valuable experience as an associate at Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson Guslani, LLP, a commercial litigation and appellate firm. He also worked for a boutique firm specializing in intellectual property and business litigation matters.


Ben received his J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law. During law school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy. He was a Dean’s Merit Scholar, awarded the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Research and Writing I, and an Emerging Scholar featured in the Race + IP 2017 Conference. Ben was also a teaching assistant for UC Davis School of Law’s Legal Research and Writing I course.

Practice Areas


  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese


  • J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern, & Districts of California

Affiliation & Awards

Professional Activities

  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Diversity Committee Member
Mackrell International California Minority Counsel Program Best Places to Work 2019 Bay Area Green Business