Stacy Horth-Neubert
Stacy Horth-Neubert’s practice involves a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation, including multi-district litigation and class actions, federal and state appeals, international arbitration, and administrative appeals.

Bio

Ms. Horth-Neubert’s areas of practice include state and local regulation, unfair business practices and false advertising, and commercial contract disputes. She has represented numerous internet-based clients, as well as clients in the travel and leisure, design, fashion, entertainment, engineering and other industries.

Ms. Horth-Neubert’s notable representations include:

  • representing priceline.com, Incorporated and other internet-based companies in actions relating to local hotel occupancy taxes;
  • representing a Korean conglomerate against a large Canadian conglomerate in an international arbitration seated in Singapore relating to a dispute regarding the performance and termination of an apparel distribution agreement;
  • defending several Internet-based companies in false advertising and unfair business practices claims;
  • representing an Internet retailer in trademark, unfair business practices and false advertising;
  • representing URS Corporation and Radian International LLC in a federal court action and international arbitration in connection with a dispute concerning a landfill in Beirut;
  • defending a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare in litigation concerning the long-term lease and operating agreement for USC University Hospital;
  • representing parents and students enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Magnet School and Permits with Transportation Programs — key aspects of the LAUSD’s court-ordered desegregation program — in a constitutional challenge brought under California’s Proposition 209;
  • representing the president and COO of a large, multinational clothing and apparel company in a threatened SEC enforcement action;
  • representing a major fast food franchisor in litigation and arbitration relating to a contract dispute with a large franchisee;
  • managing pretrial discovery phases of up to 150 individual civil actions relating to the bankruptcy of former telecommunications giant WorldCom, Inc. and significant work on pretrial phases of related securities class action litigation;
  • defending a screenwriter/director in an action alleging plagiarism relating to an award-winning motion picture; and
  • defending a professional sports league in an action alleging antitrust violations.

Ms. Horth-Neubert also serves as coordinator of the pro bono efforts in the Los Angeles office. In that capacity, she has been instrumental in facilitating, coordinating and participating in numerous pro bono projects at the firm, including the Shriver Housing Project and Bet Tzedek’s Holocaust Survivors’ Services Project. In addition, Ms. Horth-Neubert has represented clients pro bono in areas such as civil and educational rights, internal investigations, Freedom of Information Act litigation, housing discrimination, and federal and state benefits; has acted as guardian ad litem; and is past president of the board for a private Los Angeles nonprofit preschool.

Ms. Horth-Neubert was named a winner of the California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Awards (CLAY) by California Lawyer magazine. The CLAY Awards recognize attorneys whose work has had a significant impact on the law. She also has received the ACLU of Southern California Pro Bono Advocacy Award and Freedom of Information Award, and in 2017 was named one of the Top Women Lawyers in California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1998 (Order of the Coif)
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1994 (Highest Honors, Phi Beta Kappa)

Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Associations

  • Immediate Past President, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Board of Directors, Member of Executive Committee, ACLU SoCal Foundation
  • Co-Chair, WILEF Southern California
  • Member, WILEF Global Advisory Board
  • Steering Committee, Joint LACBA-WLALA Task Force on Retention and Promotion of Women

Stacy Horth-Neubert