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Lori M. Gong

Lori M. Gong

Of Counsel
Alameda, California

Lori M. Gong manages complex asbestos litigation involving product and premises liability, market share and conspiracy theories. She has also represented various types of clients including physicians, skilled nursing facilities and fast food franchisees. Her extensive experience includes preparing and arguing dispositive motions, deposing party and expert witnesses, and managing civil litigation trials.

Ms. Gong has also served as a deputy district attorney for Kern County and deputy attorney general for the Department of Justice, Attorney General's Office. She has tried eight criminal cases to verdict and has authored over thirty state appellate briefs. On many occasions, she has argued before the Second District Court of Appeal.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2001


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1995
  • University of California, Irvine, California
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Social Ecology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member
  • San Francisco County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Sedgwick LLP, Senior Litigation Associate, 2001 - 2017
  • LaFollette Johnson Dehass Fesler & Ames LLP, Litigation Associate, 1998 - 2001
  • Office of the Attorney General, California Department of Justice, Deputy Attorney General, 1997 - 1998
  • Office of Kern County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, 1996 - 1997

Office Location

Bennett, Samuelsen, Reynolds, Allard, Cowperthwaite & Gelini, A Professional Corporation

1301 Marina Village Parkway
Suite 300
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510-444-7688
Fax: 510-444-5849
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