Litigation Section

The Litigation Section educates members on current litigation developments. The section serves as a liaison between the bar and bench, and promotes the highest standards of ethical conduct among litigators. The section also comments on proposed changes in statutes and regulations affecting litigators.


Rebecca Bers

Rebecca Bers

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office

Frank Busch

Wagstaffe, von Loewenfeldt, Busch & Radwick
Vice Chair

Lindsey Heaton

Sideman & Bancroft
Lauren Kramer

Lauren Kramer Sujeeth

Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
Immediate Past Chair

Executive Committee

Alexis Amezcua

Morrison & Foerster

Chandra Andrade

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Adam Brausa

Durie Tangri

Charlie Chou

Ad Astra Law Group

Lindsey Heaton

Sideman & Bancroft

Mark Hejinian

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass

Drew Holmes

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Matthew Kahn

Gibson Dunn

Michelle Lamy

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Elizabeth McCloskey

Keker, Van Nest & Peters

Evan Nadel


Warrington Parker

Crowell & Moring LLP

Kate Stimeling

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila

Nikki Vo


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Barristers Litigation Section


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