RENÉE PESIRI has significant experience handling all phases of high-stakes trial, arbitration, and litigation matters in many jurisdictions and subject matter areas, including false advertising, unfair competition, unfair and deceptive practices, complex commercial disputes, shareholder demands, employment litigation, suits against departed employees, theft of confidential information, breach of fiduciary duty and duty of loyalty, and misappropriation of corporate opportunities.
Renée also handles regulatory matters, including regulatory government investigations. She defends individuals and companies — including public tech, fin-tech, and biopharmaceutical companies — during complex investigations by various government entities including the SEC, FCC, FTC, DEA, DOJ, and state AG offices.
In law school, Renée participated in the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, where she co-authored a patent reexamination request on behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation challenging a patent repeatedly asserted against municipalities that use vehicle tracking and notification technology. Renée also received the Jurisprudence Award in Information Privacy Law. After college, Renée worked at a tech start-up, where she participated in all aspects of the development and launch of a smartphone app, featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Mashable, Gizmodo, and ABC News.