Vanessa represents corporations and individuals in a variety of matters including general commercial, trade secret, data privacy, trade dress, copyright, trademark, and contract disputes. She has extensive experience trying cases in federal court and before arbitral tribunals, and is highly skilled in the development and execution of trial and arbitration strategy. Among her major victories, she won one of the highest trade secret jury awards in New York history, and has defeated claims in excess of $140 million. She also works closely with clients to help them protect their intellectual property, build and protect their brands, avoid litigation, and mitigate their legal, business and reputational risks. Clients describe her as fearless and appropriately aggressive, and dedicated to ensuring that they receive the most effective representation possible.
Prior to joining Pierce Bainbridge, Vanessa was a partner at Mayer Brown LLP. She is a graduate of Princeton University and Georgetown University Law Center.
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Georgetown University Law Center
State Bar of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York