Ana Tagvoryan

Biography

CO-CHAIR, CORPORATE LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP

CO-CHAIR, CLASS ACTION DEFENSE TEAM

Ana Tagvoryan has over 16 years of experience advising, counseling, and defending business clients in high-stakes, consumer disputes in and out of the courtroom across the nation. Her complex corporate litigation and compliance-related practice focuses on issues presented for clients with consumer-facing businesses, such as in retail, media, hospitality, and the restaurant business, and specifically involves those of consumer fraud, advertising, labeling, data privacy, cybersecurity, online and mobile marketing, pricing, and related issues.

Ana is also the chair of the Privacy Class Action Defense group, which handles privacy-related cases involving data breaches, biometrics, telemarketing, call recording, data handling and sharing, and other consumer privacy matters.

Ana serves as a trusted advisor and business partner to many clients who operate consumer-facing businesses. With regard to both mitigation of risk and litigation of claims, Ana’s clients regard her as strategic and creative; they trust her commonsense approach to problem-solving and appreciate her professional dedication.

Litigation

Ana has a reputable track record for successfully defeating threatened and actual claims at every stage of litigation. She has succeeded in bringing early dispositive issues before the courts and saving costs associated with discovery, and is skilled in early and efficient dispute resolution, including mediation and class action settlements. Ana and her team have secured orders of affirmation or reversal from Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court on key issues and defenses on behalf of various companies, making precedent and good law in jurisdictions across the nation.

Ana has extensive experience with state consumer fraud statutes, such as California and related states’ Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Act, and Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and federal statutes including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Stored Communications Act, the Fair Debt-Collection Practices Act, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, the Video Privacy and Protection Act, U.S. federal and state CAN-SPAM laws, the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, the Federal Wiretap Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations.

Compliance

Ana’s team routinely advises clients with respect to data privacy and data breach, and compliance with federal and state consumer laws across various industries, including in particular retail, media, and eCommerce. Her compliance practice includes insight into vendor and software provider licenses and agreements, product labeling, online marketing and advertising, and related issues. Ana also routinely assists with due diligence reports, audits, and compliance manuals, with practical advice to continue business endeavors with maximum protection and risk management. She has a team that directly revises, amends, and helps implement consumer-facing policies, practices, and internal procedures effectively and efficiently.

Teaching and Professional Engagements

Ana has lectured extensively on the CCPA, e-commerce and privacy, the TCPA, social media law, and e-discovery, FCC regulations, class actions, and other legal matters, and regularly writes in leading industry publications concerning the retail industry, class action trends and consumer privacy matters. (See Publications.) She is also active with the Atlantic Legal Foundation and sits on its advisory board.

Outside the Firm

Ana is an ardent indoor cyclist and coffee enthusiast, always looking for the newest and best trends in the things that help her give her best to her three kids, husband, and clients.

News & Views

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Recognitions

  • 2018, "Top Litigators in Los Angeles," listed by Los Angeles Business Journal
  • 2017–2022, “Southern California Super Lawyer” in Class Action & Mass Torts, listed in Super Lawyers
  • 2017, “Woman of Promise,” by Comerica Bank Women's Business Awards Program
  • 2016, “California Super Lawyer,” listed in Business Edition of Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015–2016, “Southern California Rising Star,” published by Los Angeles Magazine
  • 2015–2016, “Up-and-Coming 50 Women,” listed in Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015–2016, “Los Angeles Rising Star,” listed in Super Lawyers

Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Credentials

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California

Education

  • Loyola Marymount University, BA
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, JD