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Renée D. Wasserman


Executive Summary

Renée D. Wasserman is chair of the firm’s Retail Industry Trade Regulation Practice Group, co-chair of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice Group, and a member of the Environmental Law Practice Group.

Ms. Wasserman’s litigation practice focuses on defense of environmental and regulatory matters, including unfair competition, consumer protection, and Proposition 65 litigation for the retail industry, including national retailers and their manufacturers and suppliers. She has litigated individual and multi-party cases, consumer class actions, and numerous private and public enforcement actions brought under state and federal consumer and environmental laws. Ms. Wasserman regularly negotiates with regulatory and enforcement agencies on behalf of the companies she represents and has defended cases brought by public interest groups, the California Attorney General, District Attorneys and City Attorneys throughout the State.

Ms. Wasserman advises clients on regulatory compliance and business practices, including compliance with Proposition 65, hazardous waste laws, weights & measures, web access,  and energy efficiency laws and has frequently represented client stakeholders in the State’s regulatory process.

Ms. Wasserman has tried cases to verdict before judges and juries in both state and federal courts and has argued before most of the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. She is an associate member of the California Grocers Association and California Retailers Association and has taught trial advocacy skills as a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Northeast Region. She is admitted to the United States Supreme Court and is a member of the State Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section.


J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

B.A., San Diego State University
With distinction in Psychology

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