Isabelle Ord, Co-Chair Class Action Group and Co-Chair Financial Services Sector
Isabelle Ord is a trial lawyer who resolves complex and high-stakes disputes for national and international businesses and financial institutions. She is the co-chair of DLA Piper’s Class Action Litigation practice.
Her experience includes defending class actions and other complex business disputes involving unfair competition (B&PC 17200), false advertising (B&PC 17500), the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Civil Code 1750), fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, Ponzi scheme and investment fraud, and lender liability. She also prosecutes claims for financial institutions and businesses, including credit recovery, loan participation and fraud claims.
Isabelle was the 2013 president of the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association and 2012 chair of the California State Bar’s Business Law Section Financial Institutions Committee.
She is a former Captain in the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, and a paratrooper.
Keara Gordon, Co-Chair Class Action Group
Keara Gordon’s practice includes the defense of class actions across a variety of substantive areas, including consumer, securities, privacy, and insurance litigation in a myriad of industries; financial and corporate litigation and counseling; corporate governance litigation; and internal investigations. She has been involved in appeals to the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, and the appellate courts of New York, DC, Delaware, and Maryland.