Michael R. O’Donnell, Partner
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
MICHAEL R. O’DONNELL is a Co-Managing Partner of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP. He provides a range of commercial litigation services to clients, particularly financial institutions, title insurance companies and reinsurers. His work includes real estate and title disputes and related legal malpractice claims, lender liability and the work-out of problem loans, commercial lending, sophisticated judgment collections, fraud and fraudulent transfer claims, title disputes, reinsurance collections, oppressed shareholder claims, RICO claims and D&O and fidelity bond issues. Mike has defended title underwriters and agents and financial institutions in class actions ranging from claims of overcharges on settlement services to violations of the Expedited Funds Availability Act. He is the Past Chair of the District XB Ethics Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.
Isabelle Ord, Partner
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 Group and DLA Piper’s US Financial Services Sector.
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.