Current Role
  • Partner, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Offers a broad range of legal experience in the fields of:
    • Complex commercial litigation
    • Health care and pharmaceuticals litigation
    • Product defect litigation
    • False Claims Act litigation
    • Intellectual property litigation
    • Privacy litigation
    • Securities litigation
    • Antitrust litigation
    • Creditor-debtor litigation
  • Member of firm’s In re Carrier IQ, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation team
  • Member of the firm’s team representing the plaintiffs and proposed class in Free Range Content Inc. v. Google Inc., a class-action case based on allegations that Google unlawfully denies payments to thousands of website owners and operators who place ads on their sites sold through Google AdWords
  • Continues practice on qui tam matters at the firm, representing whistleblowers in cases involving violations of federal and state laws that prohibit the making of false claims for government payments
  • Experienced in prosecuting and defending appeals in the federal and state courts of appeal; representing institutions and consumers in nationwide class-action lawsuits, including in the federal multidistrict litigation setting; advising clients in non-litigation settings with respect to trademark, trade-name, copyright and Internet-communications law
  • Member of firm’s team representing one of the relators in the 2012 settlement with Amgen Inc., in which the company agreed to pay $612 million to the U.S. and various state governments in order to resolve claims that it caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare, Medicaid and other government insurance programs
  • Member of the firm’s team that prosecuted In re Charles Schwab Corp. Securities Litigation
  • Experienced in class-action litigation against DaimlerChrysler Corporation relating to product defects in its Neon automobiles, nationwide class-action cases against Trex Company, Inc. and Fiber Composites, Inc.
  • Founding Member and Partner, Socius Law Group PLLC
  • Partner, Betts, Patterson & Mines, P.S.
Notable Cases
  • In re Pharmaceutical Industry Average Wholesale Price Litigation
  • Amgen Inc. Qui Tam Litigation
  • In re Metropolitan Securities Litigation
  • In re Charles Schwab Corp. Securities Litigation
  • In re Carrier IQ, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation