DLA Piper LLP (US)

Litigation Department

California
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What the team is known for Excels in handling complex commercial litigation for public and private sector clients across the country, proficient in an array of life sciences, technology and consumer products disputes. Calls upon an extensive roster of litigators across the state and country to assist with bet-the-company litigation and cross-border work.

Strengths One interviewee considers the firm's attorneys "extremely thorough and knowledgeable."

Work highlights Assisted Danone with a putative class action, in which it was alleged that the company was guilty of false advertising in its marketing of various plant-based milk products. The court granted DLA's motion to dismiss.

Notable practitioners


Christopher Young
regularly takes on significant class actions and is noted for his proficiency in product liability matters. One impressed client reports: "He efficiently breaks down the issues, provides options for moving forward, and suggests the best course of action."


Shirli Fabbri Weiss
is considered an "outstanding lawyer"by market observers and maintains a strong, varied practice in securities litigation, including class actions and derivative suits. Sources also note: "Shirli is clear, concise and has years of applicable experience."