EXPERIENCE. Benjamin Soffer (Ben) has been a litigation attorney for 20 years. He is an excellent lawyer who has extensive civil litigation experience in various areas. His experience includes personal injury, products liability, contract law, business and commercial disputes, employment law, and immigration. Mr. Soffer has successfully represented clients in federal and state courts in California, in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving asbestos-containing products (toxic tort), and serious accidents involving aircraft, trucks, buses, automobiles, seat belts, construction equipment, industrial machinery, and other products. He has also represented businesses and individuals in employment cases and in business litigation matters involving fiduciary duties, trade secrets, and contract disputes in a wide range of industries, including insurance, advertising, securities, commercial real estate, aviation, construction, food & beverage, and websites. In addition, Mr. Soffer has successfully represented clients in immigration cases and helped many individuals and families obtain temporary worker visas, visas for victims of crimes and human trafficking, employment-based immigrant visas, and “green cards” (lawful permanent resident status). Mr. Soffer gives back to his community through his pro bono representation of indigent clients.
Before founding The Soffer Law Firm, Mr. Soffer was a partner at Perkins Coie LLP — a prominent national law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers.
EDUCATION. Mr. Soffer, who is admitted to the California State Bar, graduated from Loyola Law School Los Angeles with honors (in the top 5% of his class), and was a member of the Order of the Coif and St. Thomas More honor societies. He has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Penn State University, and had careers in project and construction engineering, and computer programming, before embarking on his career as an attorney.
PERSONAL. When he is not zealously representing his clients, Mr. Soffer enjoys devoting time to his family, cooking, traveling, photography, and spending too much time following the English Premier League.
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