• As lead counsel to WhiteWave Foods in multi-district class actions regarding label claims on Horizon Organic Milk filed in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, Arizona, Arkansas and California, with over $550 million of potential damages at stake, Angela led in negotiating a settlement that preserved the client's ability to continue making its label claims
  • In a New York false advertising class action affecting the labelling and identification of all nut-based milks sold in the US, as lead counsel to WhiteWave Foods, Angela obtained the dismissal of all claims against the Silk brand
  • As lead trial counsel for investors in a highly publicized lawsuit against the State of California over a $2.3 billion sales contract entered into by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; Angela negotiated a $24 million settlement from the state after two months of trial
  • As lead counsel to Hilton Hotels, winning the dismissal of two nationwide privacy actions filed in California seeking statutory penalties aggregating hundreds of millions of dollars. Angela obtained substantially similar outcomes in privacy class actions against clients Best Western Hotels and Vantage Hotels
  • As lead counsel to Hilton Grand Vacations, defeating class certification in a nationwide privacy class action filed in California with exposure ranging from $18 billion - $54 billion
  • As lead counsel to The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas, settling a privacy class action filed in California with over $2 billion in damages at stake, for $14.5 million
  • Brought in as lead counsel to Hilton Worldwide, replacing prior counsel in four class action cases pending in Hawaii, after classes were certified and with over $50 million in claimed damages. Having won summary judgement and other pretrial motions, she led in the settlement of all the actions for less than 10 percent of damages sought
  • As lead counsel to Bai Brands, and after defeating injunctive relief, securing the dismissal of a nationwide class action filed in California for alleged false advertising
  • Defending NeuroBrands when the company was faced with investigation by the City of Los Angeles and City of Santa Monica, with over $150 million in exposure for alleged false advertising, and arriving at a settlement that protected the popular brand's rights to bring new products to the marketplace and to advertise them
  • Following years of litigation maneuvers, settling a privacy class action filed in California against Omni Hotels with damage exposure of over $65 million, for no attorney fees paid and less than $10,000 in consideration to the class
  • Obtaining Hilton Worldwide's dismissal from a putative nationwide class actions filed in Hawaii and Connecticut alleging deceptive online pricing practices in the hotel industry
  • For 10 years, defending Exxon Corporation as a principal trial lawyer in a series of three antitrust crude oil pricing actions brought by the State of California and City of Long Beach, with over $750 million in alleged damages at stake in each of the trials. The actions spanned conduct that occurred over a 30-year time period, and the months-long trial of each of the three cases resulted in defense verdicts for all three matters
  • Lead trial counsel to Rip Curl International, winning a defense verdict for allegations involving trademark, licensing and franchise law
  • Lead counsel to Peter Frampton in a trademark infringement dispute brought against Billabong International which ended in a confidential monetary settlement for the rock star
  • Lead counsel to the makers of Pirate's Booty, defeating class certification in a putative nationwide false labeling class action
  • Lead counsel to a high-profile prominent individual in five separate multi-party actions, pending in federal and state courts across the country, arising from highly sensitive and defamatory claims that transcended the domestic convertible securities market and impacted major holding companies in Bermuda
  • Lead California counsel to Corning, the shareholder of a large manufacturer of breast implants, in over 1,000 California actions, winning summary judgment that defeated direct liability claims and corporate liability allegations