Shoshana E. Bannett joined Bird Marella in 2015. She has a broad range of litigation and trial experience, having represented clients in contract, legal malpractice, white collar criminal defense, securities, False Claims Act, employment, internal investigations, immigration, and other matters in state and federal court, as well as arbitration proceedings before AAA and JAMS.

In her recent success, she obtained a complete dismissal of an employment complaint on statute of limitations grounds for a leading provider of tax credits consulting services.

Prior to Bird Marella, Ms. Bannett practiced at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.  She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as well as the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, NYU Law Review, 2003
  • Rutgers College, B.A., high honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1999

Recent News & Events

  • Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett Analyze Escobar’s Impact on FCA Claims

    Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett co-authored the article, “FCA Claims after Escobar.” Featured in the Daily Journal, the article provides an in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v Escobar and its continuing effects on False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. Chan ...

  • Bird Marella Successfully Defends JM Eagle In High Profile Qui Tam Trial

    Bird Marella helped secure a significant victory on behalf of its client JM Eagle, the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, in a long-running False Claims Act case. Following a five-week trial in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, federal judge George Wu declared a mistrial ...

  • Victory in Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Defamation Jury Trial

    After an eight-day jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Bird Marella lawyers Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett have secured a complete defense verdict in a hotly-contested breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress trial. Plaintiff, the former president and minority owner of a closely-held technology ...

Publications

  • Co-Author, “FCA Claims After Escobar,” Daily Journal, January 28, 2019 (with Paul Chan)

Shoshana E. Bannett joined Bird Marella in 2015. She has a broad range of litigation and trial experience, having represented clients in contract, legal malpractice, white collar criminal defense, securities, False Claims Act, employment, internal investigations, immigration, and other matters in state and federal court, as well as arbitration proceedings before AAA and JAMS.

In her recent success, she obtained a complete dismissal of an employment complaint on statute of limitations grounds for a leading provider of tax credits consulting services.

Prior to Bird Marella, Ms. Bannett practiced at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.  She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as well as the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau.

News & Events

Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett Analyze Escobar’s Impact on FCA Claims

Bird Marella attorneys Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett co-authored the article, “FCA Claims after Escobar.” Featured in the Daily Journal, the article provides an in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v Escobar and its continuing effects on False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. Chan ...

Bird Marella Successfully Defends JM Eagle In High Profile Qui Tam Trial

Bird Marella helped secure a significant victory on behalf of its client JM Eagle, the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, in a long-running False Claims Act case. Following a five-week trial in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, federal judge George Wu declared a mistrial ...

Victory in Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Defamation Jury Trial

After an eight-day jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Bird Marella lawyers Paul Chan and Shoshana Bannett have secured a complete defense verdict in a hotly-contested breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress trial. Plaintiff, the former president and minority owner of a closely-held technology ...

Publications

  • Co-Author, “FCA Claims After Escobar,” Daily Journal, January 28, 2019 (with Paul Chan)