Biography

Brandon Wisoff concentrates his practice on high-stakes national consumer class actions, as well as a wide range of complex business, securities, and antitrust disputes.

A skilled litigator with nearly 30 years of courtroom experience, Brandon represents a variety of clients, from global consumer technology companies and international appliance manufacturers to large national retailers and both regional and global wine producers.

He frequently handles cases involving allegations of consumer fraud, false advertising, unfair competition, and violations of a variety of consumer protection statutes such as the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).

Brandon has also defended numerous securities class action and derivative claims involving allegations of options backdating, unlawful revenue recognition, and misleading proxy statements. These actions have frequently involved parallel SEC enforcement actions and DOJ investigations. Brandon has also defended and prosecuted national and international antitrust actions, including claims for price fixing and attempted monopolization. In addition, Brandon has handled several confidential internal investigations for large public companies, often in collaboration with attorneys from Farella’s White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations practice group.

Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2014–2019) in the area of Commercial Litigation
  • Benchmark Litigation as a California Star (2019)
  • Northern California Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation

Firm Highlights

News

Former City of Napa Planner Rick Tooker Joins Farella Braun + Martel

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Keeping Tabs on Energy Efficiency – New Benchmarking Requirements for San Francisco

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Are You Background Checking Your Contractors? If So, Exercise Caution.

Employers who use background checks in their hiring processes are likely aware of the various requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and analogous state statutes. They must provide clear disclosures and obtain...

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Cannabis and Employment Law

Rebecca Stephens will present the session "Cannabis and Employment Law" at the Network of Trial Law Firms' Litigation Management in a New York Minute – 2019 Edition event. Overview:  Medical marijuana is now legal in 33...

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What California’s New Security Law Means to Your Business

Commonsense IoT security steps that startups and small business should consider to comply with California’s new law California recently enacted a new law, Senate Bill 327, that requires companies that make Internet of Things...

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News

The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Practices & Attorneys

The 2019 edition of Legal 500 United States recognized Farella Braun + Martel among the top firms in the Construction, Land Use/Zoning, and Not-for-Profit practice areas. Recognized attorneys include: Construction Adam Dawson CJ Higley...

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Event

Bay Area Opportunity Zones 2.0

On the heels of recently released regulation by the US government, we dive back into the state of OZs in the Bay Area. What You'll Learn What are the most important takeaways from the...

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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named 2019 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel’s James L. Day , Jeffrey M. Fisher , Eugene Mar , Stephanie P. Skaff and Roderick M. Thompson have been named IP Stars by Managing...

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Event

Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

Lysondra Ludwig will speak at the WCS Talks - a full day TED-Style event and startup pitch competition hosted by Google.

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Publication

Legal Ins and Outs of 'Opportunity Zones' — So Far

A new tax incentive intended to stimulate investment in low-income communities known as opportunity zones has attracted significant attention from investors, developers, and business owners since its enactment under Section 1400Z-2 of the Internal...

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