We are pleased to announce our placement of Deborah Stein with Gibson Dunn in Los Angeles. Ms. Stein was a partner with Simpson Thacher.
Ms. Stein represents clients in cybersecurity and trade secrets litigation, securities and consumer class actions, and insurance coverage and business practices disputes. A significant part of her practice involves representing clients in cases involving the False Claims Act and whistleblower allegations of fraud, as well as other high-stakes commercial litigation disputes.
She is recognized by Chambers USA, where sources describe her as an “[e]xtremely smart and fearless litigator” who is “very tenacious” and “really focused on her clients’ interests.” Ms. Stein is listed as a “Leading Lawyer” for General Commercial Disputes by The Legal 500 and she is consistently ranked as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the U.S. by Benchmark Litigation, was profiled as one of the “Top 75 Women Litigators” in California by the Daily Journal and was named one of five “Rising Stars” for Insurance by Law360.
Her recent litigation experience includes:
Representing two automobile technology companies in litigation concerning the misappropriation of proprietary automotive data, including pursuit of claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Defend Trade Secrets Act;
Successfully defending Berkshire Hathaway-owned insurance companies in cybersecurity class action litigation;
Arbitrating a significant dispute between former joint venture partners concerning the dissolution of their technology joint venture and sale of its assets;
Successfully representing through appeal a financial institution in False Claims Act litigation relating to the federal assistance provided to AIG.