April 8, 2019
Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partners Theane Evangelis [PDF] and Debra Wong Yang [PDF] to its list of Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles, featuring 75 women attorneys “recognized for exceptional legal skill across the full spectrum of responsibility; exemplary leadership, as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards; and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.” The list was published on April 8, 2019.
Theane Evangelis is an appellate, class action, and general commercial litigation partner, who serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Class Actions Practice Group and as Vice Chair of the California Appellate Practice Group. She has played a substantial role in a wide range of appellate, constitutional, media and entertainment, and crisis management matters, as well as a variety of employment, consumer and other class actions.
Debra Wong Yang is Chair of the Crisis Management Practice Group. Drawing on her depth of experience and record of success, Yang focuses part of her practice on strategic counseling. She leads critical representations, both high-profile and highly confidential, involving a wide variety of industries, economic sectors, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies, global jurisdictions and all types of proceedings. She also has a strong background in addressing and resolving problems across the white collar litigation spectrum, including through corporate and individual representations, internal investigations, crisis management and compliance.