Selena Galaviz concentrates her practice in all aspects of complex civil litigation, including environmental litigation, complex business disputes, and class actions. Ms. Galaviz currently represents the Navajo Nation, an aerospace manufacturer in a dispute involving unfair competition and misappropriation of trade secrets claims, and a pharmaceutical company in a putative class action suit alleging false advertising claims.
Before joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Galaviz worked in the New York and Los Angeles offices of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, concentrating on complex commercial litigation including matters involving structured finance, securities, and intellectual property disputes. She also gained experience in two high-profile trials in the Southern District of New York regarding dealings in mortgage-backed securities stemming from the 2008 financial crisis. In addition, Ms. Galaviz has worked as a pro bono attorney for the Volunteer Legal Services Program, advising clients on consumer debt and eviction defense matters.
- Southern California Edison. Representing Southern California Edison in broad-ranging litigation related to California’s historic 2017 wildfires.
- Altamar Brands, LLC v. Numero Ocho, Ltd. Representing a brand manager and distributor of alcoholic spirits in a contract dispute against a U.K. entity.