Dakotah Griscom Benjamin



Tel: (925) 977-3330


At a Glance

Dakotah works on water and environmental issues.
He represents municipalities in litigation in a wide range of areas.
Dakotah is licensed to practice in California, Colorado and New Mexico.


Dakotah  Benjamin is an associate in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Municipal Law practice group. He has experience litigating various environmental and water quality issues under the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, and associated state environmental laws. Dakotah also represents clients in administrative hearings.
While in law school at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Dakotah was a production editor on the Hastings Law Journal, a member of the Moot Court Board and received the Witkin Award for Excellence (highest grade) in three classes.
Dakotah is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Oregon, B.A., with honors


  • California
  • Colorado 
  • New Mexico

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