Amy Laurendeau has extensive experience defending class and mass tort actions. She routinely defends pharmaceutical and medical device companies in coordinated proceedings and other high-stakes trials and appeals. She has defended class actions involving prescription and over-the-counter medicines, cosmetics, electronics, and insurance, to name a few.
In addition to her mass tort and class action work, Amy has represented clients across varied industries in complex business litigation matters, ranging from contract disputes, to trade secret violations, to insurance coverage and bad faith claims.
Amy also dedicates significant time to pro bono work, including political asylum and civil rights matters.
Orange County, California, is a thriving center for business innovation and home to companies making exciting advances in industries ranging from computer technology to life sciences to financial services. For the past 36 years, O’Melveny’s Newport Beach office has grown along with the local business community, advising and collaborating with many of the region’s most prominent companies as they have developed from local entrepreneurs to players on the world stage.
Our litigators advocate for clients in high-stakes trials in state and federal courts across the United States and before international tribunals, while our transactional lawyers regularly handle billion-dollar deals that realize important strategic objectives. Whether advising our publicly traded companies on complex securities issues or defending the patent portfolios of high-tech companies, O’Melveny’s Newport Beach lawyers blend their diverse talents to help clients achieve their most important goals.