Miri Gold is an experienced litigation associate specializing in complex commercial disputes, trade secrets, breach of contract, fraud, high-profile class actions, and entertainment litigation. With extensive trial experience in state and federal court, she has secured complete multi-million dollar verdicts for her clients and successfully defeated multi-million dollar fraud and trade secret claims on summary judgment.
Ms. Gold earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2017, serving as the Articles Development Editor for the American Criminal Law Review. She was a Fellow for Georgetown’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic during law school. In this impactful role, she petitioned Uganda’s Constitutional Court to challenge the unlawful and discriminatory practice of child marriage on behalf of a local women’s advocacy group. Ms. Gold has also served as a law clerk for Public Counsel and a volunteer clerk at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic.
Before joining Bird Marella in 2022, Ms. Gold was a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins LLP.
Education & Admissions
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, American Criminal Law Review, 2017
- University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2014
- California, 2017
- U.S. District Court for Central District of California
Won complete defense verdict for FIGS in false advertising case after four years of high-profile and hard-fought litigation, a three-week federal jury trial, and less than one day of deliberations. FIGS, a publicly traded DTC company that has revolutionized the medical apparel industry, had been sued by industry leader Strategic Partners, Inc. based on alleged claims for false advertising, violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law, and other related torts and claimed damages exceeding $200 million.
Secured a complete and final dismissal of all amended counterclaims against client Word Collections, Inc., a performing rights collection agency that represents songwriters (including Metallica) and comedians (including Billy Crystal, Bill Hicks, and Jerry Seinfeld), in an antitrust action brought by subscription-based audio streaming service Pandora Media, LLC. Bird Marella obtained dismissal of all counterclaims in the case for the second time in April 2023 after securing a complete dismissal in October 2022.
Awards & Recognition
- Top Defense Verdict of 2022, Daily Journal, 2023
News & Insights
Bird Marella Wins Complete Dismissal of Pandora’s Multimillion-Dollar Antitrust Counterclaim in Comedy Copyright Licensing Suit
On April 5, 2023, a Bird Marella team led by principal Oliver Rocos, including principal Timothy Yoo and associate Miri Gold, with co-counsel Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, …
Wednesday, April 12, 2023Go to the post
Daily Journal Awards Bird Marella with Top Defense Verdict of 2022
Bird Marella has been awarded the Top Defense Verdict of 2022 by the Daily Journal for the firm’s victory in Strategic Partners, Inc. v. FIGS, Inc., recognizing the largest …
Friday, February 17, 2023Go to the post
Bird Marella Wins Complete Defense Verdict for FIGS
After four years of litigation, a three-week jury trial, and less than one full day of jury deliberations, the Bird Marella trial team, led by lead trial counsel …
Friday, November 4, 2022Go to the post