Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
Anthony Bento is the Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs at the California New Car Dealers Association. As the Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Anthony serves as CNCDA’s chief legal counsel and advocates on behalf of dealer interests with California’s various regulatory agencies and Capitol policymakers. Anthony is also the primary architect of CNCDA’s member compliance resources, including webinars, alerts, and manuals designed specifically for California’s new car dealers.
Anthony earned a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. During law school, Anthony was inducted into the Order of the Coif honors society, he was the Chief Legislation Editor of the McGeorge Law Review, and he clerked at California’s Third District Court of Appeal. Anthony is an avid skier and photographer.