Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1992
    Order of the Coif

    Associate Editor, California Law Review
  • M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1987
    Andrew W. Mellon Fellow
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1984

Judicial Clerkships

  • Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Memberships

  • Member, American Law Institute (Elected, December 2017)

    Member, Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance

    Member, Northern District of California Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

    Co-Chair, Lawyer Representative Committee for the Northern District of California

    Bar Association of San Francisco

        Judiciary Committee

        Board of Directors

        Executive Committee, Litigation Section

        Board of Directors, Barristers Club

    Editorial Advisory Board Member, California Forms of Pleading and Practice (Matthew Bender)

    Board of Directors, Northern District of California Practice Program

    President, San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
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Angel A. Garganta

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Past Events

March 13, 2018
"U.S. Advertising Litigation Trends: Recent Developments in Food/Beverage and Social Media Cases" at the 2018 Global Advertising Lawyers' Alliance Annual Conference
Angel A. Garganta
April 12, 2016
"East Coast vs. West Coast Advertising Litigation Perspectives" at Venable's 3rd Annual Advertising Law Symposium
Angel A. Garganta, Kimberly Culp
April 11, 2016
"Supreme Court Roundup - Gomez, Tyson Foods, Spokeo and Beyond: Expert Insights on Each Case, Critical Nuances to Consider When Developing Your Litigation Strategy, and Points to Drive Home to Your Clients/Business Leaders" for ACI's Cross-Industry Interdisciplinary Summit on Defending and Managing Class Actions
Angel A. Garganta
February 26, 2014
"Class Action Litigation Update," Panelist, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Litigation Conference, Dana Point, CA
Angel A. Garganta
June 18, 2013
"Are These Foods Really 'Wholesome' and 'Natural'?" Panelist, ABA Section of Litigation: Food & Supplements, Third Annual Workshop, Oak Brook, IL
Angel A. Garganta
April 13, 2013
"The Conundrum of Class Settlement Approval: How a Judge Figures Out What's Really in the Best Interests of the Class" Panelist, Northern District of California 2013 Judicial Conference
Angel A. Garganta
February 21, 2013
"Class Action Litigation Update" Panelist, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Litigation Conference, Miami, FL
Angel A. Garganta
February 2013
"Food Labeling Litigation Issues" Panelist, Food Processing Expo 2013, California League of Food Processors (CLFP), Sacramento, CA
Angel A. Garganta
November 28, 2012
"Litigating 'All-Natural', 'Wholesome', Health and GMO Related Claims: How to Substantiate Your Product's Marketing Message and Craft Effective Defenses to Deceptive Packaging and Labeling Based Claims," Co-chair, ACI's Food Consumer Fraud Litigation Conference, Chicago, IL
Angel A. Garganta
October 25, 2012
"The Supreme Court Theater: Now Playing and Coming Soon," Moderator, 22nd Annual Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Institute & Antitrust Lawyer of the Year Award Dinner, San Francisco, CA
Angel A. Garganta
August 2012
"Settlement Mechanics in Light of Increased Scrutiny of Settlement Agreements, including Strategies for Dealing with Class Objectors," 13th Annual Class Action Litigation & Management Conference, San Francisco, CA
Angel A. Garganta
March 15, 2012
"Qualified Settlement Funds," Panelist, Bridgeport Continuing Education
Angel A. Garganta
February 21 - 23, 2012
"From Health-Focused Marketing to Unappetizing Litigation: The Latest Trends in Food Labeling and Advertising Class Actions," Speaker, GMA 2012 Food Claims & Litigation Conference: Navigating Change in Food Related Litigation, Dana Point, CA
Angel A. Garganta
August 11 - 12, 2011
"Pre-Certification Dispositive Motions, Pleadings Challenges, 12 (b)(1) Motions, Economic Injury v. Manifestation," Chair and Panelist, 11th Annual Class Action Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA
Angel A. Garganta
June 22, 2011
"Deterring and Defending against the Growing Nightmare of Consumer Class Action Litigation," Speaker, American Conference Institute's 2nd Annual Forum on Litigating and Resolving Advertising Disputes, New York, NY
Angel A. Garganta
April 27, 2011
"Update - The Class Action Fairness Act ("CAFA")," Panelist, Northern District of California Practice Program
Angel A. Garganta
April 1, 2011
"California's Unfair Competition Law and the 'No-Injury Class Action'," Speaker, The American Bar Association, 59th Antitrust Law Section Spring Meeting, Washington, DC
Angel A. Garganta
February 2011
"Updates in Food Marketing Litigation," Panelist, The American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Private Advertising Litigation Committee
Angel A. Garganta
May 7, 2010
"Legal Developments in the Obama Era: Consumer Protection and Consumer Class Actions," Minority Attorney Summit
Angel A. Garganta