10 Litigators Join DLA Piper in Sacramento

Effective May 1, a team of 10 lawyers will join law firm DLA Piper’s Sacramento office  from Stevens, O’Connell & Jacobs LLP.  The group joining DLA Piper includes co-founders and former U.S. Attorneys Charles J. Stevens and George L. O’Connell, and partners Matthew G. Jacobs and Bradley A. Benbrook.

The lawyers joining DLA Piper are:

  • Charles J. Stevens: Stevens was President Clinton’s appointee as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California and previously served as an AUSA in Los Angeles.
  • Matthew G. Jacobs: Previously served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California; Chief of the Special Prosecutions Unit of that office
  • George L. O’Connell: President George H.W. Bush’s appointee as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California from 1991 until 1993. Previously served as an AUSA in the Eastern District and headed the Special Prosecutions Unit.
  • Bradley A. Benbrook: Focuses on state administrative and government investigation matters.

The other lawyers joining DLA Piper are David A. Cheit, Craig C. Allison, Todd M. Noonan, Steven S. Kimball, Alexander M. Medina and Daniel J. Croxall.

Read the DLA Piper press release