Laura K. Lin is a litigator in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Ms. Lin's practice encompasses a range of business litigation matters, including contractual disputes, antitrust litigation and False Claims Act litigation. She also has experience in various internal corporate investigations, including multiple investigations involving purported legal ethics violations.
LG Electronics in multi-district antitrust litigation based on allegation that manufacturers of cathode ray tubes conspired to fix prices.
Verizon in successfully moving to compel arbitration on an individual basis of a putative class action alleging over-charging.
GE Capital in defending actions by 16 competitors involving allegations of antitrust and RICO claims in Northern District of California relating to equipment leases.
A Fortune 100 company in conducting an internal investigation in connection with allegations of potential fraud, regulatory violations and False Claims Act violations.
Ms. Lin also has served as counsel in multiple intellectual property disputes, including claims brought under Copyright and Digital Millennium Copyright Acts and trade secret laws. Ms. Lin won a noncompete injunction in California state court to protect her client’s trade secret information from use by a former employee who formed a competing venture — a victory described by Law360 as “a rare ruling in a state where noncompete contracts are virtually nonexistent.”
Ms. Lin serves on the advisory board of One Justice, a nonprofit legal advocacy organization that supports more than 100 other legal nonprofit organizations. Ms. Lin also volunteers with First Graduate, a San Francisco nonprofit aimed at helping students be the first person in their family to graduate from college, and various other community outreach programs focused on increasing access to educational and professional opportunities.