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Richard L. Reynolds

Richard L. Reynolds

Of Counsel
Alameda, California

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Rights
  • Public Entities
  • Complex Asbestos Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Defense
  • Landslide/Subsidence Law
  • Landlord Defense
  • HOA and SLAPP Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1977
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • Juris Doctor magna cum laude - May, 1977
    • Honors: Vice President And Three Year Member, McAuliffe Honor Society
    • Honors: Class Rank 3/154
    • Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Outstanding Study in Contracts
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant
  • University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    • Bachelor of Arts - June, 1974
    • Honors: Contributor and 1974 Editor of the San Francisco Quarterly
    • Honors: Member, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society

Honors and Awards

  • Contributor And 1974 Editor of The San Francisco Quarterly
  • Member, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The State Bar of California, Member
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member
  • Voluntary Legal Service Program, Member
  • Association of Defense Counsel Northern California, Member
  • Alameda County Judicial Arbitration Panel, Member
  • Settlement Commissioner, San Francisco County Superior Court
  • Judge Pro Tem, Alameda County

Past Employment Positions

  • Bennett, Van De Poel, Campbell & Strickland, Associate, 1977 - 1979
  • California Supreme Court, Justice Frank Richardson, Internship, 1977

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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