Andrea M. Weiss

Los Angeles,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone213 229 5123

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Social Media Law
  • Food & Beverage Industry Class Actions
  • Internal Investigations
  • Securities Litigation & Enforcement
  • White Collar Defense & Compliance
Contact InfoTelephone: 213 229 5123
Fax: 213 625 0248
University University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., Political Science, with high honors, 2004
Law SchoolUniversity of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D., 2007
Admitted2007, California; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; US District Court for the Central District of California; US District Court for the Northern District of California; US District Court for the Southern District of California; US District Court for the Eastern District of California
LanguagesEnglish; Spanish

Andrea Maldonado Weiss is an associate in Mayer Brown's Los Angeles office. She has handled a variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal court, state court, and arbitration on behalf of large national and international companies. Her practice focuses on class action defense, including in the wage and hour and false advertising arena. Andrea also has experience with matters involving auditor malpractice, contract disputes, fraud, business torts, trade secrets, and unfair trade practices. Andrea regularly advises corporate clients regarding contractual agreements, employment practices, privacy issues, and best practices in advertising.

Andrea has experience with all aspects of litigation. She has presented oral arguments, has conducted examination of witnesses, has prepared witnesses for examination, has handled responses to subpoenas from governmental agencies, and has drafted a wide variety of successful motions and other submissions, including dispositive motions and mediation briefs. Andrea has a broad range of experience representing pro bono clients in various matters, including claims for habeas corpus relief, human trafficking issues, identity theft, immigration, and family law.

In 2012 and 2013, Andrea was recognized as one of Southern California's Rising Stars. While attending law school at the University of Southern California, Andrea served as Co-Chair of the La Raza Law Students Association and was a Senior Editor for the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. Andrea served as a judicial extern for Justice Judith Ashmann-Gerst with the California Court of Appeal, Second District. She also worked on a Legal Aid Project in New Orleans six months after Hurricane Katrina, interviewing displaced residents regarding government benefits claims and assisting in the preparation of benefits claims. Andrea is fluent in both written and spoken Spanish.


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California District Court Reaffirms that Collective Bargaining Agreements Define When Overtime Begins
Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka, August 30, 2014
Decision: In Kilbourne v. Coca-Cola Company, the US District Court for the Southern District of California granted partial summary judgment in favor of Coca-Cola in connection with a former employee’s overtime claims. The court held that, although California Labor Code Section 510 sets forth...

California Supreme Court Ups the Ante for Employers to Meet the Commissioned Employee Exemption
Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka, August 30, 2014
Decision: The California Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., clarifying several issues regarding employer commission plans. Under Time Warner’s commission plan, employees had to meet three specified conditions to “earn” their...

California Supreme Court Rejects Sampling Method for Determining Liability in Class Actions
Andrea M. Weiss,Ruth Zadikany,Lori A. Zahalka, June 30, 2014
Decision: In Duran v. U.S. Bank N.A., the plaintiffs sought to represent a class of loan officers who contended that they were improperly classified as exempt employees under the “outside salesperson” exemption to California’s overtime wage payment law, which applies to employees...

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Andrea M. Weiss

350 South Grand Avenue, 25th Floor
Los AngelesCA 90071-1503


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