Larisa A. Meisenheimer

Larisa A. Meisenheimer: Attorney with Shartsis Friese LLP
  • Partner at Shartsis Friese LLP
  • One Maritime Plaza, Eighteenth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Ms. Meisenheimer is Co-Chair of the Firm's Litigation Department and has extensive experience in trials and other court proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations. She has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in unfair competition, trade secrets, antitrust and employment litigation. Representative matters include:

•Negotiating terms of $300 million settlement agreement on behalf of public sector client;
•Securing defense judgment in favor of law firm in arbitration brought by departing partner;
•Successfully defending employees who established a competing company in suit brought by former employer;
•Securing walk-away agreement for employee accused of misappropriating trade secrets;
•Securing highly favorable settlement for plaintiff in antitrust action related to SRAM computer memory;
•Negotiating business divorce for investors in startup venture.

Before becoming a partner, Ms. Meisenheimer left the Firm for a year to join the District Attorney's Office in Multnomah County (Portland, OR). As a Deputy District Attorney, Ms. Meisenheimer gained extensive courtroom experience, trying more than twenty cases as a first chair and making hundreds of court appearances for constitutional motions, bail hearings and other matters.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Employment
  • Fiduciary Duty/Shareholder & Partnership Disputes
  • Government Representation
  • Intellectual Property

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-773-7317  Phone
(415) 421-2922  Fax
University Attended:
Pomona College, B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Law School Attended:
Stanford Law School, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2003
Year of First Admission:
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Oregon State Bar; Central District of California; California State Bar; Northern District of California

Professional Activities

•2013 to Present: Board Member, Family Violence Law Center (Treasurer 2014 to Present)
•2010-2013: Member of McFetridge Inn of Court
•2012: Chair of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Leadership Development Committee
•2010-2011: Member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Leadership Development Committee
•2006-2008: Mentor for Law Academy Program at Balboa High School

Spanish and Fluent
Birth Information:
Portland, Oregon, August 19, 1977

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