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Julianne Pinter

Of Counsel / Los AngelesSan Francisco

Julianna Pinter has over 40 civil jury trials under her belt, as well as hundreds of mediation/arbitrations, and over a thousand depositions.

Her trial experience began as a fraud specialist for a multi-billion dollar client and continued when she transferred to a boutique firm in San Francisco specializing in fraud. Julianne's practice expanded when she founded her own small firm in San Francisco specializing in both litigation and transactional matters.  Julianne's litigation practice includes business disputes, employment claims, intellectual property issues, anti-trust class actions, insurance defense, legal malpractice, and property disputes. Her clients range from high tech emerging growth companies, multi-billion dollar enterprises, venture capitalists, private investors, manufacturers, retailers, franchise owners and small business owners.

Julianne's former position as in-house Manager for the Legal and Business Affairs Department of Peer Music, Inc. in Los Angeles, California, provides her with first-hand insight into the needs and perspectives of law firm clients.

At each step in her career, Julianne has honed her own skills in law practice management and associate training. Throughout her career she has been the leader of associate and legal staff training for major law firms professional development programs, involving litigation and trial skills, as well as creating training materials, and developing systems for efficient and effective case management from start to finish.

Representative Experience
  • Obtained unanimous defense verdict in federal court on behalf a large multinational medical technology company in a case involving allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
  • Obtained unanimous defense verdict in federal court on behalf of a large multinational banking and finance institution in a case alleging off the clock work, failure to provide meal and rest breaks, failure to provide adequate pay stubs, and conversion.
  • Obtained defense verdicts on all labor arbitrations for largest healthcare company in the United States.
  • Obtained unanimous defense verdict at arbitration on behalf a higher education institution in a case involving allegations of from fraud & deceit, defamation, intentional misrepresentation, and copyright Infringement. Plaintiff was ordered to pay nearly $100,000 in attorney's fees and costs.
  • Obtained defense verdict on behalf of a plastics recycling manufacturer on all counts in a case involving claims for disability discrimination, failure to prevent discrimination, failure to accommodate and failure to engage in the interactive process.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in a three week trial in Los Angeles County against a plaintiff in a wheelchair who claimed disability discrimination against two franchisees of a nationally recognized restaurant chain.