Becky A. Girolamo

Member

Los Angeles

(213) 892-7994

(213) 892-7999

Recent News:

Cozen O'Connor Adds Akin Gump Counsel To LA Office

Becky Girolamo, Michael McTigue and Meredith Slawe were featured in a Law360 article which discusses Becky Girolamo joining the Class Actions Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Becky focuses her practice on class actions and complex civil litigation matters. She has extensive experience with all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts in a range of industries, including retail, health care, media and entertainment, communications, and hospitality. Becky also represents companies and organizations in internal and government investigations. Her experience includes representation of various companies in litigating:

  • Consumer class actions
  • Privacy and data breach class actions
  • Securities fraud class actions
  • Complex commercial disputes
  • Copyright infringement disputes
  • Software licensing disputes
  • Civil antitrust matters

For example, Becky has defended and advised companies in putative class actions involving privacy statutes and other consumer protection laws. She has also represented media companies in a wide variety of matters, including data privacy proposed class actions, and breach of contract, fraud and tort claims in both litigation and arbitration. Becky has also defended financial services companies and related individuals in class action and derivative suits arising from alleged violations of securities laws. In addition, Becky has an extensive pro bono practice, working most recently on several matters for the Alliance for Children’s Rights and on a range of immigration matters.

Becky previously served as counsel and attorney for two international law firms in Los Angeles, where she also focused on defending complex civil litigation and class action matters and representing individuals and companies in internal and government investigations.

Becky earned her bachelor of fine arts in film and television production from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. After undergrad she worked in television production and interned in legal affairs for NBC Universal. She earned her law degree and certificate in entertainment law from University of Southern California Law School.

News

Cozen O'Connor Adds Akin Gump Counsel To LA Office

March 16, 2021

Becky Girolamo, Michael McTigue and Meredith Slawe were featured in a Law360 article which discusses Becky Girolamo joining the Class Actions Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Cozen O’Connor Continues Class Actions Practice Group Expansion with the Addition of Litigator Becky A. Girolamo

March 09, 2021

She brings deep experience defending businesses across industries in class actions, including cases involving privacy, data breach, and consumer protection claims in the California courts.

Education

  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 2013
  • New York University, B.A., 2001
  • California
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Central District of California

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