Partner, Amin Talati Wasserman
Matt Orr is a seasoned litigator with a proven track record of success defending many of the nation’s leading retailers and manufacturers of food, beverage, dietary supplement, and cosmetic products. Particularly known for his extensive experience in consumer class actions, Matt has successfully defended clients in matters arising under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), Proposition 65, the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), the False Advertising Act, Wire Tapping Statutes, Slack-Fill statutes, the Unruh Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), California’s Gift Card Laws, and the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, among others. Clients faced with the prospect of protracted litigation rely on Matt’s creativity and advocacy to prevail at the earliest stage of the litigation process. Matt has obtained impressive results at every stage of litigation: defeating preliminary injunctions on behalf of a well-known beverage company, obtaining dismissals with prejudice at the pleading stage on behalf of national retailers and supplement manufacturers, repeatedly defeating class certification, prevailing in federal bench and jury trials, and obtaining landmark state and federal appellate opinions that have shaped the landscape of class action jurisdiction to the benefit of manufacturers and retailers across the country.