Sunita Bali-Williams (Board Member)

122683Sunita Bali is counsel with the Perkins Coie’s Litigation practice and has substantial experience litigating cases in California state and federal courts. Sunita has represented technology, food, and retail clients in consumer class action disputes and other complex commercial litigation matters. She regularly defends companies against claims brought under California’s Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law. She also has experience defending claims for breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference, invasion of privacy, trade secret misappropriation and copyright infringement. Sunita has handled all aspects of civil litigation, including dispositive motion practice, discovery, opposing motions for class certification, dispute resolution and trial preparation. She has significant state and federal court appellate experience as well.

In addition to her litigation practice, Sunita regularly advises Internet and telecommunication service providers on compliance with federal and state laws regarding the privacy of user information, including the Stored Communications Act. She helps these clients respond to subpoenas, court orders, search warrants and other requests for user information, including related motion practice.

With a strong commitment to pro bono work, Sunita has represented a Fijian refugee in a merits hearing in Immigration Court, in which he sought relief under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). She also represented a nonprofit organization in filing an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court addressing privacy issues.

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