Paula D. Pendley (JD ’08) Joins Lathrop Gage

March 13, 2019 | Pepperdine Law alumna Paula D. Pendley (JD ’08) has joined Lathrop Gage as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Paula’s focus will be in toxic and mass tort litigation.

From the Lathrop Gage press release:

Lathrop Gage LLP announces its expansion into Texas with the opening of a Dallas office effective immediately; the group of seven new attorneys (in Dallas and Los Angeles) all focus on toxic and mass tort litigation. The attorneys join Lathrop Gage from Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP; former name partner Robert Thackston is among Lathrop Gage’s new partners.

The seven attorneys:

Partners Robert E. Thackston (Dallas), Julia A. Gowin (Los Angeles) and Paula D. Pendley (Los Angeles).
Associates Samuel Garcia (Dallas), Ryan C. Hale (Dallas), Nilofar Karbassi (Los Angeles) and Lanita Morgan (Dallas).

These additions broaden Lathrop Gage’s already-deep tort capabilities and expand the range of services offered by its Los Angeles office.