Kate M. Ikehara

Associate

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Kate Ikehara is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Los Angeles office and represents clients in a variety of matters, including class actions brought under state and federal consumer protection statutes, securities class actions, and general commercial litigation.

Kate also dedicates significant time to pro bono work, representing clients in Special Immigration Juvenile Status and adoption proceedings, and is a volunteer with the Los Angeles County Teen Court Program at Gardena High School.

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Southern District of California

Education

  • University of Southern California, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, B.S., Business Administration

  • Represented a national bank in a putative class action lawsuit challenging mortgage-servicing fees and alleging violations of RICO and consumer protection statutes.
  • Representing a U.S. publicly traded Chinese fertilizer company in a federal securities class action alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act.
  • Representing lead grocery retailer in putative class actions alleging violations of consumer protection statutes.