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Nancy E. Harris

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Nancy Harris is the Chair of Meyers Nave’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She is an accomplished trial lawyer who handles a wide variety of litigation matters. Nancy has nearly 20 years of experience helping individuals and companies resolve commercial disputes, regulatory compliance investigations and related litigation throughout California and across the country.  She has special expertise in governmental compliance and investigations, unfair business practices and false advertising, consumer class actions, data security, intellectual property, and insurance coverage.

Nancy’s clients include multinational corporations, privately held startups, and corporate officers, directors and executives. Her experience covers a variety of industries, including software as a service, healthcare, accounting, publishing, banking, retail, manufacturing and real estate. Nancy focuses on resolving engagements prior to trial, such as through motion practice and/or mediation. However, she has also achieved successful results when trial was merited, including complete defense victories and multi-million dollar verdicts. Her cases often involve high-profile matters that receive media attention and recognition such as a litigation result that the Daily Journal selected as a Top Defense Verdict.

Prior to joining Meyers Nave, Nancy was Of Counsel in the San Francisco office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where she handled California, interstate and cross-border commercial litigation matters on behalf of U.S. and multinational businesses and corporate executives. She served on the Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the Bay Area from 2006 to 2016. Nancy teaches Trial Advocacy as an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law.


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