Kate M. Ikehara


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Kate Ikehara is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Los Angeles office and represents clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation in federal and state courts, including consumer class actions, securities class actions, and general commercial litigation.

Kate also dedicates substantial time to pro bono work and represents a client in a Special Immigration Juvenile Status proceeding.


Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of California


  • University of Southern California, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, B.S., Business Administration
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in antitrust litigation involving allegations of exclusive dealing and monopolization.
  • Representing leading retailer in the food and beverage industry in putative class actions alleging false advertising and consumer protection claims.
  • Represented a bank executive in a securities class action arising from allegations of false and misleading statements to investors.
  • Represented a US-listed Chinese company in a federal securities class action alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act.
  • Represented a national bank in a putative class action challenging mortgage-servicing fees and alleging violations of RICO and consumer protection statutes.