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Quyen Ta

Quyen Ta

Keker & Van Nest LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Quyen Ta is a partner at the San Francisco litigation boutique, Keker & Van Nest.  She is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. She has tried numerous cases, and has handled a significant number of civil and criminal matters in state courts, federal courts, and before the International Trade Commission. Her practice focuses on class action defense, intellectual property, securities, and other high-stakes, complex civil litigation. Ms. Ta was part of a trial team that secured a trial victory and settlement publicly valued at more than $300 million for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). She recently litigated a class action lawsuit for her client and successfully had a $1 billion claim dismissed at the summary judgment stage. Her representative clients include TSMC, Public Storage, NRG Energy, and JM Eagle. She has represented individual and institutional clients in various industries, including financial services, solar energy, semiconductor, internet, communications, and self-storage.

In 2013, she was selected by the Recorder as a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" based on her career achievements and leadership roles within her practice and the larger community. In 2014, she was selected as a "Women Leader in Tech Law" by the Recorder, and was named one of the nation's "Best Lawyers Under 40" by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a 10,000-plus member bar organization. Ms. Ta has been recognized by various other bar organizations for her professional achievements and community service. In 2013, the federal judges of the Northern District of California selected her to serve a three-year term as a Lawyer Representative of the District.

Ms. Ta is active in bar and community activities, including serving on the board of the Bar Association of San Francisco. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and twin sons.


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