Law firms and companies rely on Ms. Spira’s litigation advice in complex, high-stakes disputes involving professional liability, business, entertainment and employment issues. She has a proven record of success in trials, appeals and arbitrations.
Ms. Spira has managed all phases of litigation in federal and state courts. She has tried jury and bench trials, and successfully argued cases before the California Court of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is a member of Jenner & Block’s Professional Responsibility, Labor and Employment, and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Spira is certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in legal malpractice.
Ms. Spira represents national and international law firms in a variety of contexts, including malpractice actions, disqualification motions, employment disputes and class actions. She has also successfully litigated a wide array of complex matters involving business torts, employment issues, entertainment disputes and corporate governance.
Ms. Spira is involved in various pro bono and community service programs. She regularly partners with the Alliance for Children’s Rights to assist with adoptions of foster children and serves as an adult literacy tutor with the Central Los Angeles Public Library. Her most recent pro bono engagement involved representing an emancipated teenager who was escaping domestic violence.