Biography

Hilary Krase is a member of the firm’s complex business litigation group as well as its white-collar defense and corporate investigations practice. 

Hilary has been a member of trial teams and practiced before both federal and state courts. Her experience spans an array of subject matters including but not limited to antitrust, healthcare, shareholder and intra-company disputes, consumer goods, and intellectual property. Her antitrust experience includes a matter in the Northern District of California in which she represented plaintiffs and litigated issues related to monopolization, boycott, class certification, and damages.

Additionally, she has represented several clients in arbitration, including a week-long hearing before a panel of arbitrators which resulted in a favorable award for her clients. Hilary’s practice also includes an appellate component, through which she has represented clients before the Ninth Circuit and Federal Circuit as well as the California Courts of Appeal.

Hilary prides herself on her attention to detail and her enthusiasm for research. She works with clients from the inception of the case to tell a story, whether it be through pleadings, oral argument, or ultimately trial. Hilary has experience at all stages of litigation, including overseeing discovery, conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, and engaging in settlement negotiations. 

Prior to joining Farella Braun + Martel, Hilary clerked for the Honorable Jesus G. Bernal of the Central District of California. During law school, she externed for the Honorable William Alsup of the Northern District of California. 

Firm Highlights

Publication

Internal Investigations for Nonprofits: A Means of Identifying and Addressing Misconduct Before the Regulators Come Calling

The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware...

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Importance of Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets of a Portfolio Company

In this Upside episode, we explore developing and monetizing intellectual property assets of a portfolio company. How does a new company go about developing a patent portfolio? And why spend the time and effort...

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Continuing Use of CGL Policies to Cover Data Breach Losses

Our lives and the products and devices we use become more dependent on data by the day. As a result, cyberattacks and data breaches present everchanging risks to companies and individuals, and the importance...

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Platform Ecosystems: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Other Scraping Law Developments (Webinar)

Stephanie Skaff and Erik Olson discuss "Platform Ecosystems: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Other Scraping Law Developments." Web scraping has existed as long as the World Wide Web has, and as data has...

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Event

Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City

CJ Higley is a speaker at Bisnow's San Francisco Construction & Development event "Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City.” What You'll Learn: Construction costs, labor shortage, and supply...

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News

Farella’s Family Wealth and Private Client Offerings Bolstered by Two New Partners

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News

As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened Risks

Aviva Gilbert, Farella partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Corporate Investigations Group, was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article "As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened...

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Welcome to Upside: A podcast by Farella's Private Equity and Venture Capital Group

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Event

Fire Season Preparedness: What Wineries Should Do

Tyler Gerking is the moderator and Jennifer Bentley is a speaker at the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance program "Fire Season Preparedness: What Wineries Should Do.”  Guest speakers include Piper Cole and Joe Nordlinger...

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The 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

Jim Colopy is a speaker at the 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Natural Resource Damages on the panel addressing "Federal Jurisdiction: Waters of the United States.” 

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