With a strong reputation for creativity and success in high stakes appellate litigation, clients seek Lisa Perrochet’s considerable defense expertise regarding toxic tort and product liability claims; punitive damages claims; consumer claims against banks and other institutions; insurance coverage and bad faith litigation; as well as professional liability (medical and legal malpractice) and ethics matters, including attorney disqualification.
Lisa has represented clients in hundreds of appeals and writ proceedings, and has argued before the California Supreme Court and intermediate appellate courts throughout the state. She has also handled matters in other jurisdictions, including Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Hawaii.
Lisa is a partner at the firm and has more than 25 years specializing in civil appeals. Lisa has been a California State Bar Certified Appellate Specialist since the first year the State Bar offered certification in 1996.
In the California Supreme Court alone, Lisa has represented parties and amicus curiae entities in over 30 cases. Matters include Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp., California Supreme Court (case no. S232754) [addressing admissibility of “custom and practice” evidence in case alleging product defect] and McGill v. Citibank, California Supreme Court (case no. S224086) [addressing arbitrability of claims seeking public injunctive relief].