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Sunnyvale, California, United States
January 24, 2017

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Menlo Park, CA 94025



****-******* *** ******* ** STEPHEN BENDA, Menlo Park, California

MANAGING ATTORNEY. Civil, business, & corporate disputes & litigation. Commercial collections and enforcement of judgments. Bankruptcy litigation. Tax disputes, collection & litigation. Legal, accounting and medical malpractice. Elder abuse.

1982-1986VENTURE GROWTH, INC., Palo Alto, California.

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT. Management consulting to high technology start-up companies. Formulated, wrote and implemented business plans. Co-founder and shareholder of client software, computer, and medical services companies. Initiated and completed sales of client companies.

1981 Summer ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC., Sunnyvale, California.

INTERN. Performed strategic study of Intel Corporation. Presented report to Board of Directors.

1975-1980STANFORD WINE CO., INC., San Francisco, California.

PRESIDENT & CO-FOUNDER. Imported, distributed, and exported fine and rare wines in USA and overseas. Grew company to multi-million dollar sales. Developed exclusive agencies and proprietary brands. Managed marketing, sales and finance. Sold interest to attend business school.

Summers of RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in Plasma and Nuclear Physics Laboratories at University of Sussex. 1968-1970 Worked on Doppler Radar Navigation for the FB 111-B swing-wing aircraft at Singer Corporation.


1987-1988GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY, School of Law, San Francisco, California.

LLM (Tax). Emphasis in tax litigation, collection of federal taxes, California taxation and taxation of executive compensation. Graduated in top 10% class.

1982-1986PENINSULA UNIVERSITY, College of Law, Mountain View, California.

JD, VALEDICTORIAN. Electives in trial practice, bankruptcy and moot court.

1980-1982STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California.

MBA, ARJAY MILLER SCHOLAR (top 10%). Concentration in new venture management, accounting, taxation, and microcomputer technology. Editor/publisher of the Small Business Association Resume Book, marketed to 4,000 local businesses. Organized new venture seminars.

1970-1975STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Departments of Mathematics and Statistics.

MS, MATHEMATICS; MS, STATISTICS. Doctoral candidate in both departments. Awarded research and teaching assistantships. Thesis work in applying algebraic geometry to Fermat's conjecture (solved Princeton 1996). Taught mathematics and statistics to undergraduates.

1967-1970UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Brighton, England.

B.Sc. FIRST CLASS HONOURS, Mathematical Physics. B.Sc. Preliminary Exam First Prize. Representative on Faculty Senate. Focus on quantum mechanics and mathematical logic.

MEMBERSHIPS: State Bar of California. Santa Clara, San Mateo County and Palo Alto Area Bar Associations. Million Dollar Advocates Forum (obtained $2 million verdict). San Francisco Mycological Society.


APPOINTMENTS: Judge Pro Tempore, Arbitrator and Mediator, Santa Clara County Superior Court

ADMISSIONS: Supreme Court of California. U.S. Federal District, Tax and Claims Courts. U.S. Court of Appeals.


CASES: Szabo v. Commissioner TC Memo 1992-255; Corson v. Commissioner (2000) 114 TC 24.

AWARDS: Listed as one of the “Top Lawyers in the Silicon Valley Area” by San Jose Magazine, 1999-2004.

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated “… has reached the height of professional excellence …highest levels of skill and integrity.”

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