Director of Legal Affairs
Anthony Bento is the Director of Legal Affairs at the California New Car Dealers Association. As the Director of Legal Affairs, Anthony serves as CNCDA’s general counsel, a role that involves day-to-day legal matters, such as negotiating contracts, monitoring industry legal developments, and managing the Association’s outside counsel. Anthony also works closely with our Government Affairs and Regulatory Affairs team on legal issues pertaining to legislative and regulatory matters. Anthony serves as the primary point of contact for members seeking assistance through CNCDA’s legal hotline.
Prior to working at CNCDA, Anthony was an Associate at Kronick Moskovitz, a Sacramento-based law firm. At Kronick, Anthony represented business and organizations throughout California.
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.