Giovanna A. Ferrari

Ms. Ferrari is a partner in the Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She has counseled and represented clients in all phases of litigation, including at trial, at temporary restraining/injunction proceedings, at mediation, in AAA, JAMS and NASD/FINRA arbitrations, at EEOC proceedings, and in appellate proceedings. Ms. Ferrari is experienced in state and federal class action defense.

Ms. Ferrari specializes in commercial and business litigation effecting all industries with a special focus on the retail/hospitality and financial services industries. Ms. Ferrari defends companies against commercial contract disputes, fraud and misrepresentation claims, common law and statutory business tort claims, California statutory consumer fraud claims, indemnity and contribution claims, and construction contract claims. Ms. Ferrari is also experienced in employment litigation (including defense of wage and hour class actions, discrimination and harassment claims, and California Labor Code violation claims, and prosecution of trade secret claims).

Ms. Ferrari is an active member of the office Marketing Committee and the Women’s Affinity Group.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Real Estate Litigation, 3) Commercial Class Action Defense, 4) Securities & Financial Litigation, 5) Construction, 6) Consumer Financial Services Litigation and 7) Insurance
Law School University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., 2003)
Education University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 2000)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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