Stephanie L. Noble

Counsel

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Stephanie L. Noble has experience representing wealth management, legal services, tax preparation, commercial real estate, event planning, insurance, technology, and apparel and consumer products clients in a wide array of complex business litigation matters, including disputes related to false advertising, legal malpractice, trademark infringement, unfair competition, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, federal and state securities, class actions, real estate, and insurance coverage.

As a former lobbyist, legislative director and spokesperson, Stephanie draws upon her 15 years of legal and political experience to advance her clients’ business and legal objectives, both during trial and throughout all phases of litigation.

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Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of California

Education

  • University of Chicago, J.D.: Order of the Coif
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Government: magna cum laude

Professional Activities

Co-Author

  • “A Decade In Review: The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act,” Seth Aronson, Amy J. Longo, and Stephanie Noble, The Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation (April 15, 2009)

Board Member

  • Orange County Bar Foundation, Associate Board

Member

  • Orange County Bar Association, American Bar Association
  • Represented Zurich American Insurance Company in a three-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, against claims for breach of contract and insurance bad faith. After the close of evidence, the Court granted the insurance company’s motion for judgment as a matter of law on the plaintiff’s breach of contract claims, and the case then settled shortly before closing arguments.
  • Secured a complete defense verdict in a jury trial involving allegations of legal malpractice against a major law firm
  • Negotiated “walkaways” for a leading technology company in fifteen separate merger-related lawsuits
  • Obtained dismissals, with prejudice, for a financial institution in two federal securities class actions alleging mutual fund kickback schemes
  • Obtained a complete dismissal, with prejudice, for a mortgage servicer in a third-party action for contribution and/or indemnity
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