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Sascha Henry

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Ms. Henry specializes in defending clients in complex business litigation and consumer class actions.


Ms. Henry recently defeated class certification of an alleged nationwide class action involving allegations of false labeling of food. She recently argued a case before the Second District Court of Appeal, and the court then affirmed summary judgment in favor of the client in a complex business matter. In 2011, she prevailed in a complex business fraud case, resulting in a jury verdict of over $300 million for the client. Ms. Henry has represented food and beverage companies, manufacturers, financial institutions, insurers, energy and other technology companies, mortgage companies, real estate developers, and other businesses. Her experience includes actions involving claims of Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law violations under Sections 17200 and 17500 of the Business and Professions Code, breach of contract and business torts. She has litigated specific issues relating to false advertising, disputes with distributors, privacy rights, defamation, truth in lending laws, sovereign immunity and Insurance Code violations. Ms. Henry also counsels clients regarding business practices as they relate to consumers of goods and services. Her experience includes state and federal trial courts, as well as appellate work in the California Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Member, Food and Supplements Subcommittee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association; Member, Leadership California’s Executive Advisory Council; Member, Food Law Committee California State Bar; Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Board of Governors; Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association; Member, Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee; Member, Women's Advocate Committee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association


J.D., University of Minnesota, 1997, cum laude; B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1994

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Advertising and marketing: litigation

Within: Advertising and marketing: litigation

The 'friendly, approachable and professional' advertising and marketing team at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 'offers clear, pragmatic and commercial advice' in litigation. San Francisco-based Robert Guite and Sascha Henry in Los Angeles successfully defended Starbucks in a class action alleging false advertisement of the volume of its mochas and lattes. In other work highlights, the practice was instructed by Fotona in false advertising challenges brought by its competitor Millennium Dental Technologies relating to laser dental devices used to treat periodontal conditions, and represented Califia Farms in a false advertising claim relating to the 'No Added Sugar' labeling of its tangerine juice product. The team also has experience acting for clients in TCPA litigation. New York-based Paul Garrity, who heads the advertising practice alongside Brian Anderson in San Francisco, is another key name to note.

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