Benjamin I. Oreper joined Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel as an associate in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a law clerk at a national Plaintiffs’ firm specializing in complex product liability and toxic tort practice.

Mr. Oreper earned a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in the Russian Language at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then attended the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. While at USC, Mr. Oreper spent two years working with the law school’s mediation clinic, serving as a neutral and facilitating settlement in dozens of employment-related disputes through the EEOC and DFEH, as well as limited civil, small claims and unlawful detainer cases at courthouses across Los Angeles County. Mr. Oreper was also a member of USC’s VIS international arbitration team, which competed in the 2018 VIS Moot Competition in Hong Kong.

Mr. Oreper has been an active member of the State Bar of California since 2019.