Kristine Forderer


I help technology companies protect their innovations.

Kristine is a litigator representing clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. She has successfully defended numerous class action matters, and she represents clients in claims involving breach of contract, privacy violations, trade secrets, fraud, securities violations and unfair competition. Her clients include innovators and investors in industries such as social media, ecommerce, mobile gaming, medical technology, personal electronics, transportation and education.

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  • IAA’s Amended Merger Agreement With Ritchie Bros., Cooperation Agreement With Ancora 

  • Ritchie Bros. to Acquire IAA in $7.3 Billion Cross-Border Stock and Cash Transaction 

  • Meredith Agrees to Sell TV Broadcast Group to Gray Television for $2.8 Billion 

  • Pan Pacific International Holdings Agrees to Acquire Gelson's  

  • Sazerac to Acquire Whiskey Brands and Distillery From Brown-Forman 


  • Columbia Law School
    JD, 2011

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BA, summa cum laude, 2008

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