Pillsbury Represents Client in Cellphone Search Case
Ms. Degner is a litigation senior associate in the San Francisco office. She has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including litigation in state and federal courts. She has represented clients in matters relating to trademark and service mark infringement, breach of contract, wrongful termination, unfair competition, class actions, and corporate investigations. She has experience in all phases of litigation, including discovery, drafting substantive motions, taking and defending depositions, crafting direct and cross-examinations, prepping witnesses for trial, court appearances on contested motions, and appeals.
Pillsbury awarded Ms. Degner the 2012 Pro Bono Mid-Level Associate Fellowship, and she is spending half of her time in 2012 working with the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. Ms. Degner has represented pro bono clients in a variety of matters, including students in a drug testing case, a prisoner on death row in a habeas corpus petition, and an indigent family in an unlawful detainer case. She also helped coach a team of San Francisco high school students to second place in the Bar Association of San Francisco Mock Trial program.
Ms. Degner is currently the Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Directors of CALICO: the Child Abuse Listening, Interviewing and Coordination Center. She is also a member of the associate advisory committee for OneJustice.