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Elizabeth Deeley, Global Vice Chair of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice, is a seasoned trial lawyer with a winning courtroom presence and astute business instincts. A top advisor to many Fortune 100 companies, Ms. Deeley regularly navigates clients through complex business disputes.
Ms. Deeley represents top companies, officers, and directors across a variety of industries in complex business litigation and class actions.
Her practice covers a broad range of business disputes, including:
- Business torts
- Consumer protection, unfair business practices, and false advertising
- Trade secrets
She has particular experience with clients in several industries, including fitness, technology, banking, finance, insurance, automobile, telecommunications, food, retail, and pharmaceuticals.
Ms. Deeley leverages deep-rooted experience to advise clients on high-stakes litigation matters, risk mitigation, and creative resolutions to disputes. She has been named a 2022 Latino Leader Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal, a 2020 Silicon Valley Business Journal Woman of Influence, a 2020 Technology MVP by Law360, a Top 250 Women in Litigation, National Litigation Practice Area Star, and Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation 2021-2023, and a 2019 Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group. She is also ranked in Chambers USA 2022 for General Commercial Litigation.
Ms. Deeley is an active member of the firm’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal community. She has served on a number of boards including for the National Center of Lesbian Rights and Legal Aid at Work, and was a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Judiciary Committee. She is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.