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  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Thurston Society
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.G.S. - 1982
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Judge Charles A. Legge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Law Clerk, 1991 to 1992
  • Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP, San Francisco, 1997-2011
  • Associate, Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, 1992-1996
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
  • Cannabusiness Transactions
  • Cannabusiness Counseling
  • Cannabusiness Litigation
  • California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Northern California Super Lawyer, 2009 – 2019
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Northern California, 2018 – 2019
  • Community Service Award, Jack Berman Advocacy Center, American Jewish Congress, 1996
  • In re HSBC Bank, USA, N.A., Debit Card Overdraft Fee Litig., 99 F. Supp. 3d 288 (E.D.N.Y. 2015)
  • In re HSBC Bank, USA, N.A., Debit Card Overdraft Fee Litig., 13-MD-2451 ADS AKT, 2014 WL 1598017 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 21, 2014)
  • Cannon v. Wells Fargo Bank. N.A., C-12-1376 EMC, 2014 WL 324556 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 29, 2014)
  • Gutierrez v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 730 F. Supp. 2d 1080 (N. D. Cal. 2010)
  • Gutierrez v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2010 WL 1233810 (N.D. Cal. 2010)
  • In re Checking Account Overdraft Litig., 694 F. Supp. 2d 1302 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • In re Checking Account Overdraft Litig., 677 F. Supp. 2d 1367 (J.P.M.L. 2009)
  • In re Neurontin Marketing and Sales Practices Litig., 748 F. Supp. 2d 34 (D. Mass. 2010)
  • In re Neurontin Marketing and Sales Practices Litig., 433 F. Supp. 2d 172 (D. Mass. 2006)
  • Natural Gas Anti-Trust Cases I, II, III & IV, 2006 WL 5377849 (Cal. Superior 2006)
  • California v. NRG Energy, Inc., 391 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. 2004)
  • In re Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litig., 346 F. Supp. 2d 1123 (D. Nev. 2004)
  • In re California Retail Natural Gas and Electricity Antitrust Litig., 170 F. Supp. 2d 1052 (D. Nev. 2001)
  • In re Synthroid Marketing Litig., 110 F. Supp. 2d 676 (N.D. Ill. 2000)
  • Medimatch, Inc. v. Lucent Technologies, Inc., 120 F. Supp. 2d 842 (N.D. Cal. 2000)
  • In re American Family Enterprises, 256 B.R. 377 (D. N.J. 2000)
  • Ammari Electronics v. Pacific Bell Directory, 2011 WL 5547588 (Cal. App. 2011)