"U.S. Trial Firm of the Year" – 3 Consecutive Years (Benchmark; Law360)
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Brittani A.





  • California
  • New York

Brittani A. Jackson represents clients in a broad range of matters, including commercial contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation, shareholder activism, issues of corporate governance, antitrust, and securities litigation. Ms. Jackson has experience litigating cases throughout every stage of the process—from writing pre- and post-trial briefs to conducting witness interviews, taking and defending depositions, leading discovery efforts including representing client’s interests in court hearings, and leading trial teams to favorable resolution.

Ms. Jackson has also represented clients in investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the California, New York, and Texas State Attorneys General and has spearheaded numerous internal corporate investigations.

Ms. Jackson regularly counsels clients and provides guidance related to overarching trial and litigation strategy: from aggressive motion practice to receiving favorable settlements after strategic discovery efforts, her efforts have certainly gained her the trust of both clients and colleagues alike.

Ms. Jackson recently participated in the Trial Advocacy Project at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where she was the lead trial attorney in a criminal case.

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Jackson was a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York, where she handled a wide variety of matters, including representing corporations in securities litigation and shareholder demands, high-profile investigations, and multimillion-dollar lawsuits concerning breaches of contract and fiduciary duty.


Defending a video game company against threatened mass arbitration wherein individual consumers allege deceptive practices and violation of state gambling laws.

Representing the country’s largest integrated health care system in a wrongful death and negligence case.

Obtained a favorable settlement, after a week of trial, for Synchrony Financial (formerly GE Capital) in a lawsuit involving breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, and alter ego claims.

Successfully represented Endo Pharmaceuticals in litigation related to opioid abuse in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. Following extensive fact and expert development that strengthened Endo’s position, the case favorably settled on the eve of trial. (See “Endo Reaches $10M Deal With SF Ahead Of Opioid Trial,” Law360).

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Defending Amazon.com and Twitch against multiple lawsuits arising out of the tragic May 2022 mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY. Plaintiffs claim that Amazon.com, Twitch, and other social media services incentivized the shooter to commit his horrific crimes by, among other things, providing him with the ability to livestream his attack. Plaintiffs’ claims, which include product liability, negligence, and other torts, raise significant issues relating to the First Amendment and the scope of immunity for social media services under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Representing Sonder Corp., an apartment-hotel company that manages short-term rentals in North America and Europe, in several landlord-tenant disputes across the country.

Achieved a favorable settlement for CoreLogic in litigation involving the misappropriation of its trade secrets

Won a dismissal for Houston Astros in litigation arising from cheating claims. (See “Houston Hires Hueston in Astros Litigation,” Daily Journal; “Ex-Blue Jays Pitcher Loses Lawsuit Over Astros’ Sign Stealing,” Bloomberg Law).

Represented Bill McGlashan, founder of TPG Growth LLC and The Rise Fund, in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions case. Secured a unique plea dismissing “side door” scheme and preserving right to appeal.

Favorably settled a landlord-tenant dispute between The Irvine Co. and WeWork Companies.

Secured a declination of a 2+ year government investigation on behalf of a global sales platform. The investigation was led by the California Attorney General and multiple District Attorney offices and alleged violations of California’s false advertising and unfair competition laws.

Represented the founder and partner of a personal injury law firm in a dispute concerning issues of corporate governance and control.

Represented PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC in a complex business dispute over the FCC’s Broadcast Incentive Auction.

Representing an energy utility company and a global sales platform, in connection with government investigations alleging violations of California’s false advertising laws and Texas’s deceptive trade practices act.


  • Lawyers on the Fast Track, The Recorder
  • Key Lawyer for Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, Legal 500
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 100
  • Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys, Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Named to the Southern California Rising Stars list (2020-present)
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch


Vice-chair, Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library

Black Women Lawyers, Scholarship Committee (2019 & 2020)

Member of the Board and Treasurer, Inner City Law Center