Diversity & Inclusion
Virginia F. Milstead has a broad commercial litigation practice, representing clients in both federal and state courts, with a particular emphasis on securities and takeover litigation, director misconduct and related claims. She has represented clients in matters involving federal securities laws, duties of corporate directors, civil RICO, unfair business practices, and various other contract and tort clams. Among others, Ms. Milstead has represented:
Ms. Milstead has been a speaker at various conferences and bar events. In addition to speaking at events hosted by the Antitrust and Unfair Business Practices and Business and Corporations Law sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, she has participated in seminars related to practice in federal court, including serving as a panelist at the Third Annual William French Lecture at Pepperdine University School of Law, featuring retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; and on three occasions she has been a panelist at the Byrne Judicial Clerkship Institute. Ms. Milstead also has organized and conducted new lawyer training related to class actions.
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2004 (summa cum laude, Literary and Citation Editor, Pepperdine Law Review)
B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1999 (summa cum laude)
Law Clerk, Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2005-2006)
Law Clerk, Hon. Florence-Marie Cooper, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (2004-2005)