Sascha Henry: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sascha Henry


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Advertising
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Mortgage Banking
University Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1994
Law SchoolUniversity of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Admitted1997, California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Central and Northern Districts of California

Ms. Henry is a partner in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office. She co-chairs the firm's consumer class action defense and privacy and data security teams.

Ms. Henry specializes in complex business litigation and defending clients in consumer class actions. She recently prevailed in a complex business fraud case, resulting in a jury verdict of over $300 million for the client. On the consumer class action side, Ms. Henry has successfully defeated class certification motions and prevailed on summary judgment motions. She recently argued a class action case before the First District Court of Appeal, and the Court then affirmed summary judgment in favor of the client.

Ms. Henry has represented financial institutions, insurers, mortgage companies, technology companies and other businesses against claims of unfair competition law violations under Section 17200 of the Business and Professions Code, and litigation breach of contract and business torts. She has litigated specific issues relating to privacy rights, false advertising, truth in lending laws, RESPA, sovereign immunity and Insurance Code violations.

Her experience includes state and federal trial courts, as well as appellate work in the California Court of Appeal.


Class Actions

Represented insurer in class action alleging class was owed interest on deposits paid. Prevailed on summary judgment and judgment was affirmed on appeal.

Represented law firm in class action against allegations of malpractice. Resolved by favorable settlement.

Represented storage facility in class action against allegations of statutory violations. Resolved by favorable settlement.

Represented lender in class action alleging class members' privacy rights were violated. Prevailed in arbitration, and judgment in favor of client was affirmed on appeal.

Represented manufacturer in class action alleging violations of the False Advertising Law.

Represented app developer in class action alleging class members' privacy rights were violated. Case against client dismissed.

Represented lender in class action alleging class members were deceived into paying undisclosed fees. Prevailed on summary judgment, and judgment was affirmed on appeal.

Complex Business Cases

Represented insurer against policyholder in complex fraud and deception case. Prevailed after lengthy jury trial.

Represented lenders in connection with fraud committed by borrowers. Resolved by favorable settlement.

Represented manufacturer in complex dispute with distributor. Resolved by favorable settlement.

Represented on-line marketing service in dispute with marketing vendor. Resolved by favorable settlement.

Represented pharmaceutical company in dispute with vendor. Prevailed in arbitration, and judgment in favor of client was affirmed on appeal.

Published Appellate Decisions

State Comp. Ins. Fund v. Sup. Ct., 184 Cal. App. 4th 1124 (2010)


· Top Women Lawyers, Daily Journal, 2012

· Top 20 Under 40, Daily Journal, 2012

· Attorney of the Year, The Recorder, 2012


· Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

· Member, Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee

· Member, Women's Advocate Committee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Associations

· Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers


· Attorneys of the Year: Sascha Henry, The Recorder, February 20, 2012

· Class-Action Puts New Limits on Plaintiffs, Venue, March 4, 2005


· Speaker, "The Class Standing Doctrine: How Close Must Putative Class Claims Be to Those of the Class Representative," CLE International Conference, Washington, D.C., October 3, 2013

· Speaker, "Class Action Laws In Motion: A Brief Overview of Some Monumental Changes over the Past Six Months," CLE International Conference, Chicago, October 4, 2012

· Speaker, "Recent Trends in False Advertising Law: The Import of Kwikset and Mazza," CLE International's Class Actions Conference in Los Angeles, May 17, 2012


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Ninth Circuit Concludes That Common Issues Do Not Predominate Where Retailer’s In-Store Signs and Oral Sales Statements Place Each Putative Class Member’s Exposure to Misleading Statements in Doubt
Sascha Henry,John M. Landry, February 18, 2014
In Berger v. Home Depot USA, Inc., Case No. 11-55592, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2059 (9th Cir. Feb. 3, 2014), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of class certification based largely on evidence that the defendant’s point-of-sale signs and oral statements supplied allegedly...
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Sascha Henry

Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
Los AngelesCA 90071-1448


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