San Francisco 415-777-2230



Posted by Solomon B. Cera | Jan 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Boston office located at Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street, 16th Floor

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Gold Bennett Cera & Sidener LLP, a leading plaintiffs' class action law firm based in San Francisco with a nationwide practice, announces the renaming of the firm to CERA LLP and the opening of the firm's Boston office. Led by Solomon B. Cera, the firm's Managing Partner, CERA LLP will continue to specialize in complex litigation in both federal and state courts with a focus on securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud class actions.

“Our firm is synonymous with high quality, aggressive advocacy on behalf of our clients in complex class action litigation. For fifty years we have built a legacy of achievement in our practice areas which will propel our efforts going forward as CERA LLP,” says Solomon B. Cera, who joined the firm in 1983. “With our new office in Boston headed by Andrew Dirksen, we will be even better equipped to serve our nationwide client base. The renaming and expansion was a natural progression and we look forward to carrying on the successful tradition of our firm, delivering the highest quality work and results for our clients.”

In its 50 years of existence, CERA LLP and its predecessors have recovered more than $2 billion on behalf of clients and achieved a reputation for quality and success among clients, counsel and the courts.


CERA LLP (formerly Gold Bennett Cera & Sidener LLP) is a plaintiffs' civil litigation and class action law firm with a nationwide practice. The firm litigates multi-party cases in federal and state courts on behalf of plaintiffs with a focus on class actions, securities, antitrust, consumer and other complex business litigation.

San Francisco
595 Market Street, Suite 1350
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 777-2230

Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02199
Phone: (857) 453-6555


About the Author

Solomon B. Cera

Mr. Cera joined the Firm as an associate in 1983, became a partner in 1994, and managing partner in 2009. Over the course of his more than thirty (30) year career at the Firm, Mr. Cera has played a role in virtually all of the Firm's major cases and has led the litigation of a wide variety of securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud class actions in federal and state courts throughout the country that have resulted in significant recoveries for the Firm's clients. In overseeing the Firm's nationwide practice, Mr. Cera brings to bear his vast experience in litigating cases in numerous diverse industries and disciplines. These include high tech, software, oil and gas, executive compensation, commodity chemicals, accounting, tax advantaged investments, environmental liabilities, ERISA, hedge funds, agriculture, insurance, and workers compensation, among others.


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