Abigail Wald is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's San Francisco office. She has experience in complex civil litigation in federal and state courts and arbitrations, including in the areas of fraud, securities, breach of contract, antitrust, unfair competition, privacy, consumer protection, and construction defect disputes. Ms. Wald also has experience with the Bank Secrecy Act, state money transmission and licensed lending laws, and other state and federal statutes related to money movement. She represents a diverse group of technology companies in cases across the country through all phases of litigation.
- University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2015
- University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2010
- Represented developer of high-rise building in litigation involving homeowner claims regarding construction and design defects and claims against adjoining property owners based on indemnity, negligence, and inverse condemnation.
- Represented purchaser of luxury real estate property involving claims of fraud, non-disclosure, misrepresentation, and construction defects against seller in arbitration
- Represented global medical device company in multiple antitrust lawsuits, including two class actions.
- Represented fintech company in two class actions brought under consumer protection and unfair competition laws.
- Represented bank and fintech company in class action brought under consumer protection and unfair competition laws.
- Represented fintech company in class action brought under privacy and unfair competition laws.
- Represented investment company in shareholder and derivative class action involving federal securities laws and Delaware corporate law.
- Represented companies in multistate and federal regulatory investigations involving financial and consumer protection laws.
- Represented pro bono client in prisoner civil rights case, resulting in an award of compensatory and punitive damages following a jury trial in federal court.