Shirli Fabbri Weiss honored with top women litigators award
10 May 2012
DLA Piper announced today that Shirli Fabbri Weiss has been named one of California’s “Top Women Litigators” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Weiss is a partner in DLA Piper’s Litigation practice, specializing in securities litigation, consumer litigation and mass product liability litigation. She also counsels corporate boards of directors in securities litigation prevention, insurance and corporate governance.
The annual award recognizes 100 California women who have exceptional leadership skills and are leaders in their field. Weiss was selected by a group of judges based on her leadership role and career history. A veteran in the industry with more than three decades of experience, Weiss’s practice emphasizes the representation of companies and directors and officers in securities litigation and companies in mass product liability/consumer litigation; defense of government proceedings on behalf of corporate directors and officers; and representation of special committees of boards of directors. She is also a member of DLA Piper’s US Executive Committee.
Weiss has represented companies that are leaders in varied industries, such as Bayer Corporation, Groupon, Inc., Finisar Corporation, and JDA Software Group, Inc. and individuals who have served as directors and officers of some of the country’s leading companies, including Broadcom Corporation, KLA-Tencor Corporation and Countrywide Financial Corporation.
She has also been recognized by the respected English publisher Chambers & Partners in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and by The American Lawyer as a “Top Commercial Litigation Lawyer.” She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Lawdragon’s “100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation” and “The 500 Leading Lawyers in America.”