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Peter J. Benvenutti


Current Position

Keller & Benvenutti LLP
650 California Street
Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA 94108

Tel: 415-364-6798
Fax: 415-722-4299

Class: XV (2004)Circuit: Ninth


Harvard College, A.B. (1971)
Boalt Hall Law School, J.D., Order of the Coif (1974)

Professional Career

Partner, Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP (2013 - )
Partner, Jones Day (2008-13)
Shareholder, Heller Ehrman LLP (1988-08)
Associate (1974-80); Shareholder (1981-88), Dinkelspiel & Dinkelspiel


California Bar Association (1974-)
American Bar Association (1980-)
California Bankruptcy Forum, Director (1991-03); President (1993-94)
Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum, Chair, Organizing Committee (1991); President & Director (1991-92)
Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative (1994-97); Chair, Northern California (1995-97); Conference Executive Committee (1997-00); Attorney Admissions Fund Committee (1999-02); Circuit Advisory Board (2002-04)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1989-)
Bar Association of San Francisco (1974-), Fee Arbitrator (1985- 2022)


"On Creditors Rights," Periodic Columns in Association of Business Trial Lawyers 1998-02 Author
Numerous CLE panels and course materials on bankruptcy-related topics.


Listed in Best Lawyers in America, (1987- 2021)
Northern District of California, Public Service Award (2001)
Listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers, (2003-)
Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Counsel Handbook: Restructuring and Insolvency, Practicing Law Company, (2002- )