Dennis Aftergut

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Dennis Aftergut has won cases of significance in the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court. He is a former federal prosecutor and Chief Assistant City Attorney in San Francisco. During his tenure with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, he was named a “Lawyer of the Year” by California Lawyer Magazine for his work defending San Francisco’s pioneering Equal Benefits Ordinance. A stepping stone toward court approval of same-sex marriage, the ordinance required the same employment benefits to gay and lesbian domestic partners that companies offered to married couples.

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