Los Angeles Office
Andrea (Andi) Mazingo represents financial institutions, institutional investors, and public and private corporations in all stages of complex, high-stakes disputes.
Andi has experience defending clients in shareholder derivative litigation, merger litigation, stock drop litigation, litigation prosecuted by institutional investors, government investigations and enforcement actions, and consumer class actions. She also is practiced in navigating internal investigations, SEC investigations, and white collar criminal matters. Andi has appeared in federal and state courts on behalf of her clients and is experienced in settling lawsuits in their early stages prior to extensive discovery.
Andi is familiar with the legal environment for soliciting investors, entering into mergers and other transactions, and making disclosures to investors, the public, and regulators, including those in offering documents and in filings with the SEC. She also is familiar with laws relating to corporate accounting, revenue recognition, and the fiduciary duties that officers and directors owe to investors. Andi is passionate about providing defense that is conscious of her clients’ business, reputational, and social needs.
Andi’s pro bono practice is focused on helping formerly incarcerated women reunite with their children through family and probate court representation as well as support in dependency court and child welfare investigations. Through this work, Andi has testified as an expert witness before California state legislative committees to support the amendment of California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 300 to prohibit a child from being separated from their family solely due to conditions of financial difficulty.