During more than 30 years specializing in civil appeals at Horvitz & Levy, Lisa Perrochet has built a reputation for creativity and success in high stakes appellate litigation. Practice areas in which she has developed considerable expertise include defense against 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.
Ms. Perrochet 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.
In the California Supreme Court alone, Ms. Perrochet has represented parties and amicus curiae entities in over 30 cases. Pending matters she is currently participating in as amicus counsel 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].