Victoria L. Weatherford

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Economics, Political Science, 2006

J.D., Yale Law School, 2009

Victoria's practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar criminal matters, and administrative and regulatory investigations and proceedings in federal and state court.  Her first-chair trial experience includes a complete victory after a ten-week, twenty-six witness trial in a California unlawful business practices case, and she has successfully argued appeals to the California and Ninth Circuit courts of appeal. 

Victoria started her career at O'Melveny & Myers LLP in San Francisco, where her practice included representing technology and consumer products companies in class action and antitrust matters, and multinational companies in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and subpoena response matters before the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice.  Prior to joining Durie Tangri, she served as a Deputy City Attorney with the San Francisco City Attorney's Office, bringing statewide consumer protection lawsuits as a civil prosecutor under California's Unfair Competition Law.  

Victoria graduated from Yale Law School, where she served as a Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal and Executive Editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation.  At Yale, she worked at the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project on the landmark litigation to overturn Proposition 8, and served as an extern at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut.  After law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable William B. Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, and to the Honorable Edward C. Prado of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Victoria received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. 

 

Victoria L. Weatherford