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Benjamin M. Ebbink

Of Counsel, Sacramento
Sacramento
t: 916.210.0400
f: 916.210.0401

Overview

Benjamin M. Ebbink is Of Counsel in the Sacramento office.  With nearly two decades of experience in labor and employment law and in assisting the development of California labor law and regulations, he focuses on legislation introduced at the state and local level. Benjamin assists employers with navigating evolving legislative and regulatory landscapes in a variety of areas including workplace discrimination, employee privacy, wage and hour, employee compensation, trade secrets, employment contracts and terms, healthcare, immigration, employee leave, workers’ compensation, workplace safety and affirmative action.

For nearly 15 years, Benjamin served as Chief Consultant to the California Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment where he was the primary policy expert on labor and employment matters for the California State Assembly.  Benjamin played a key role in virtually every major labor and employment issue to come before the Legislature during his tenure, and personally drafted hundreds of legislative proposals.  During his service in the Legislature, Benjamin earned a reputation for his integrity, his ability to work with diverse stakeholders on all sides, and his skill as a problem-solver.

His legislative experience and deep connections in the stakeholder community allow him to provide services to clients that have legislative or regulatory issues that benefit from his unparalleled experience and strategic guidance.

Benjamin began his legal career as an associate with Beeson, Tayer & Bodine, focusing on federal and state labor law, bankruptcy law and ERISA.  He received his J.D. in 2000 and his B.A. in 1997 from the University of California, Davis.  He lives in Roseville, California with his wife and seven children.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a 2018 Top Labor and Employment Lawyer by Daily Journal

Professional Activities

  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Executive Committee Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Member, State Government Affairs Committee, National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO)
  • Member, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Food & Agriculture Committee
  • Member, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Innovation & Economic Development Committee

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