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Lorenzo Lista is a member of the Orrick Analytics group. The group specializes in using technology and project management discipline to assist firm attorneys with litigation and transactional tasks, particularly tasks that involve large volumes of data and documents.
Lorenzo works with litigation attorneys and third party vendors to manage the review and production of documents relevant to investigations and litigation. This work includes using early case assessment technology to analyze, categorize and cull data. He also manages teams of specialists performing document review, redaction, analysis, production and drafting privilege logs. Mr. Lista assists the litigation team to prepare for trial, including drafting deposition summaries, factual memoranda and exhibit charts. Lorenzo also works with practice office attorneys on transactional tasks, including contract review and due diligence.
Prior to joining Orrick, Lorenzo interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Pittsburgh and with the University of Pittsburgh Elder Law Clinic.
David Litterine-Kaufman is a senior associate in Orrick's Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Based in New York, David's practice focuses on litigation for financial services clients, including residential mortgage-backed securities defense, bankruptcy litigation on behalf of creditors and debtors, bankruptcy claims and distressed debt trading disputes, corporate governance disputes, and securities class action defense.
David has represented public companies and other large national and multinational enterprises and their directors and officers in financial services related litigation in federal, state, and bankruptcy court proceedings across the country and in offshore jurisdictions.
David has deep experience representing investment banks and public issuers in complex securities related litigation, including:
David has also represented clients in a broad range of bankruptcy litigation and contract disputes over bankruptcy-related trades, including:
David also represents clients in complex commercial disputes and trials of all types, including:
David's pro bono activities have included briefing and arguing an appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court to enforce public participation rights under the state's APA, serving as lead associate at trial representing a government whistleblower in federal court in New York, and representing clients seeking child support payments in Bronx Family Court.
Before joining Orrick, David was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
James Liu, an Associate in the Sacramento Office, is a member of the General Litigation Group.
James' practice includes a host of civil litigation matters from international arbitration to intellectual property disputes. He has worked on multiple data breach litigations involving card brand and class action claims. He utilizes his experience with competitive gaming to bring strategic and innovative thinking to his work.
While at University of California, Los Angeles, James was a founding member of UCLA's esports club and competed for UCLA in collegiate tournaments. After graduation, he continued working for one year as a club director and advisor for the school's Hearthstone team. At University of California, Berkeley School of Law, James continued his passion for video games and esports by expanding Berkeley's Sports and Entertainment Law Society's reach to new mediums of entertainment like live streaming platforms and interactive entertainment.
Andrew Livingston is a partner in the San Francisco office, where he serves as the Office Leader. Previously, Andrew was the Deputy Practice Group Leader of Orrick’s Global Employment Law Group.
Orrick’s Employment Law and Litigation group was recently named Labor & Employment Department of the Year in California for the fourth consecutive year by The Recorder, the premier source for legal news, in recognition of their significant wins on behalf of leading multinational companies on today’s most complex and challenging employment law matters.
Andrew is a highly regarded trial lawyer. The Daily Journal has listed him as a Top Labor & Employment Attorney a number of times, and he has been selected as a BTI Client Service Allstar. Legal 500 has recognized Andrew as a "very effective courtroom advocate who connects well with jurors" and noted that he is "exceptional in his ability to organize complex factual and legal arguments into a simple and persuasive presentation."
Andrew represents clients in a wide variety of industries, but specifically focuses on financial services, retail, technology, and advertising.
He has an extensive class- and collective-action practice. He routinely defends employers in such cases in state and federal courts, particularly in cases alleging violations of the wage-and-hour laws. Andrew also defends employers in numerous other types of cases, such as those related to restrictive covenants and trade secrets, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Nicole Lloret focuses on white collar criminal defense and litigation relating to internal and government investigations.
Nicole also has experience defending individuals charged with cybercrimes, as well as advising clients on technology related matters, including software licensing agreements and developing data privacy policies. Nicole as has experience in defending clients charged under the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Nicole graduated New York Law School where she was a member of the Criminal Defense Clinic, representing disadvantaged individuals charged with misdemeanors and low-level felonies. Nicole also participated as a mentor in the Street Law program, which sought to teach New York City public school students about the First and Fourth Amendments of the Constitution, and traveled to New Orleans to represent disadvantaged individuals with the Orleans Public Defender’s office as part of an internship program with Lawyers Across Borders.
James is a partner in Orrick's Cyber & Data Privacy Enforcement & Litigation Practice in London. He assists clients to achieve better regulatory and judicial outcomes in all aspects of international data privacy enforcement and litigation.
James helps clients respond to cyberattacks, data breaches, and action by data protection regulators.
James has led the response to significant enforcement investigations by international and domestic regulators, including the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office, law enforcement agencies and Parliamentary Select Committees. He also has experience in conducting internal investigations on behalf of international corporations.
With extensive litigation experience, James also defends his clients when data privacy issues lead to civil litigation.
Orange County; Taipei
Orange County; Taipei
Hsiwen Lo, Ph. D., is a patent litigator in Orrick's Intellectual Property Group. With a Ph. D. in electrical engineering, Hsiwen specializes in cases where a deep understanding of the interplay between technology and legal issues is critical to a company's litigation success.
Hsiwen's representations involve highly-complex technologies, sciences, and mathematics. Exemplary subject matters include mobile digital processing and publication, three-dimensional graphics rendering, the instruction pipeline of a processor, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM), HDL synthesis and verification, and finite-element analysis of mechanical stress and strain.
Hsiwen has conducted invalidity, non-infringement and infringement analysis. He has handled discovery, drafted expert reports, prepared technical witnesses for deposition, and drafted dispositive and non-dispositive motions. Moreover, he has been involved in case management. He also advises his clients of issues related to patent portfolio management, IP transactions, and IP-related due diligence review. He is registered to practice before the USPTO (Reg. No. 77,790).
Hsiwen received his Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering at Caltech. While in Berkeley Law, he focused on patent and intellectual property law. He was the community service chair for Berkeley APALSA. He was also the student liaison and long-time volunteer of the Asian Law Caucus immigration clinic. He received the American Jurisprudence Award.
Gene practices in the public law area. He is the former City Attorney for the Cityof Houston and former Harris County Commissioner. He is experienced in various state and local government subjects, including constitutional issues, public-private ventures, elections, redistricting, affirmative action, tort actions, public contracting, sports venue projects and franchise agreements.
Gene has handled major litigation involving these and other public law issues while advising and assisting governmental clients. He has represented both government and corporate clients in various public law matters and other legal issues. Gene has served as general counsel to the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority and special counsel to the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Joe's work focuses primarily on energy and infrastructure-related projects.
His work includes project finance, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and other miscellaneous investor arrangements in all phases of the development, financing, construction and operation of such energy and infrastructure projects.
Bob Loeb is a partner in Orrick's Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice, specializing in high stakes and complex cases. He has briefed hundreds of cases and has personally argued more than 185 appeals, including cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, every federal circuit and numerous state courts.
His breadth and depth of appellate experience and track record of success in high-stakes matters are why clients, including top financial institutions and tech and energy companies, trust Bob with their most important cases.
In April 2019, Bob argued to the U.S. Supreme Court in Food Marketing Inst. v. Argus Leader Media, regarding Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, which permits the government to withhold “confidential” private-sector “commercial or financial information” within the government’s possession. In January 2019, Bob argued and won a billion-dollar case for a leading financial institution in New York’s highest court. In 2018, he argued to the U.S. Supreme Court in Byrd v. US, regarding the application of the Fourth Amendment to rental cars, and won a 9-0 victory. In July 2018, Bob also won a Second Circuit appeal on an important, multi-million-dollar case regarding email phishing. Bob is also a leader on fintech issues, regularly advising fintech lending platforms, banks, and investors.
Before joining Orrick, Bob served as one of the leaders of an elite appellate group at the Department of Justice. There, in addition to major national security, commercial, and administrative law, Bob supervised bankruptcy appeals. At Orrick, Bob has continued to handle big ticket bankruptcy matters, such as a billion-dollar dispute over whether DHL’s claim was discharged by United’s bankruptcy, appeals from the City of Stockton bankruptcy confirmation, and a Ninth Circuit matter involving the interplay of the Takings Clause and bankruptcy law.
Bob’s recent work includes matters for Johnson & Johnson, Credit Suisse, Microsoft, Gannett, Eni, Lending Club, Deloitte, EY, Medidata, Intel, Renco, and the City of Stockton.
Susan Long, a senior associate in the New York office, is a member of the Energy and Infrastructure Group.
Susan's practice focuses on representing lending institutions and sponsors in complex project finance transactions in the U.S. energy and infrastructure sector, including various participants in the renewable energy sector and public private partnerships.
Donna Long is a managing associate in Orrick's Intellectual Property Group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation covering a broad range of technologies including internet and mobile applications, wireless communications, electronic security, and industrial design.
Donna's patent litigation experience includes motion practice, depositions, and working with experts. She also has worked on patent prosecution, inter partes reviews, copyright and trademark disputes, and antitrust litigation.
Donna also devotes her time to various pro bono matters. She has defended depositions of clients in Section 1983 civil rights and employment discrimination cases. During law school, Donna worked at the Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic, where she represented a recycling nonprofit in the rulemaking process for exemptions from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act relating to circumvention of digital locks.