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Quyen Ta is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. Her practice focuses on consumer class action defense, intellectual property, and other high-stakes, complex civil litigation. She has tried numerous cases and has handled a significant number of civil and criminal matters in state courts, federal courts, and before the International Trade Commission.

She serves as lead counsel in numerous class action matters in state and federal courts throughout the country in various industries. She recently litigated a class action lawsuit and successfully had a nearly $1 billion claim dismissed at the summary judgment stage. She also led her team in defeating several high-stakes class action claims worth over $50 million through dispositive motion practice. Her representative clients include Public Storage, CubeSmart, Molina Healthcare, TSMC, NRG Energy, JM Eagle, Oportun, and McDonald's. 

She was selected by the Recorder as a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" based on her career achievements and leadership roles within her practice and the larger community. She has also been selected as a "Women Leader in Tech Law" by the Recorder, and was named one of the nation's "Best Lawyers Under 40" by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a 10,000-plus member bar organization. Ms. Ta has been recognized by various other bar organizations for her professional achievements and community service. Recognized as a leader in the Northern District of California, she was selected by the federal judges to serve a three-year term as a Lawyer Representative. In 2016, she co-chaired the Northern District's Lawyer Representatives Committee.

Ms. Ta is active in bar and community activities, and speaks frequently on diversity and inclusion issues. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and twin sons.

Quyen Ta is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. Her practice focuses on consumer class action defense, intellectual property, and other high-stakes, complex civil litigation. She has tried numerous cases and has handled a significant number of civil and criminal matters in state courts, federal courts, and before the International Trade Commission.

She serves as lead counsel in numerous class action matters in state and federal courts throughout the country in various industries. She recently litigated a class action lawsuit and successfully had a nearly $1 billion claim dismissed at the summary judgment stage. She also led her team in defeating several high-stakes class action claims worth over $50 million through dispositive motion practice. Her representative clients include Public Storage, CubeSmart, Molina Healthcare, TSMC, NRG Energy, JM Eagle, Oportun, and McDonald's. 

She was selected by the Recorder as a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" based on her career achievements and leadership roles within her practice and the larger community. She has also been selected as a "Women Leader in Tech Law" by the Recorder, and was named one of the nation's "Best Lawyers Under 40" by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a 10,000-plus member bar organization. Ms. Ta has been recognized by various other bar organizations for her professional achievements and community service. Recognized as a leader in the Northern District of California, she was selected by the federal judges to serve a three-year term as a Lawyer Representative. In 2016, she co-chaired the Northern District's Lawyer Representatives Committee.

Ms. Ta is active in bar and community activities, and speaks frequently on diversity and inclusion issues. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and twin sons.

Showing:

Class Actions 2017

September 08, 2017

This program will explore the recent SCOTUS decisions, key Circuit level opinions, and their impact on the plaintff and defense bar. Read more

Panel Offers Strategies for Young Women Lawyers

March 17, 2017

Keker, Van Nest & Peters partner Quyen Ta was a panelist for the Women Attorneys Advocacy Project speaking about Tackling Unprofessional Conduct Towards Women Attorneys. Read more

How Deposition Testimony Plays Out at Trial

01/19/2017

Quyen Ta and Elizabeth McCloskey will speak at the Bridgeport Continuing Education's conference. Read more

Class Action Symposium

12/07/2016

Quyen Ta will serve as a faculty member for this symposium. Read more

CMCP Annual Business Conference

10/20/2016

Quyen Ta will speak at the conference's No Bosses Allowed Lunch. Read more

Class Action Litigation Conference 2016

09/16/2016

Quyen Ta will present "The Process, Common Objections and Other Issues." Read more

Quyen Ta Addresses the Use of Experts at PLI Pretrial Practice Conference

06/22/2016

As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. Quyen Ta and her fellow panelists will review what attorneys need to know at this increasingly important stage of litigation. Read more

Quyen Ta Named one of Best Lawyers Under 40 by NAPABA

09/23/2014

Ms. Ta was chosen for her excellence and leadership in both the legal and Asian Pacific American communities. Read more

Quyen Ta Named one of The Recorder's Women Leaders in Tech Law

09/18/2014

Ms. Ta litigates high-stakes cases for technology companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), HTC and Impax. Read more

Quyen Ta Wins Asian American Bar Association Legal Advocacy Award

03/14/2014

Ms. Ta was awarded the prestigious award, named for Joe Morozumi - activist, attorney and mentor to many APA and minority attorneys in the Bay Area. Read more

Keker Team Won a $1 Billion Bet for McKesson

08/12/2013

Jeff Chanin and David Silbert overcame tough odds and high financial stakes to prove their client was innocent of kickback charges. Read more

San Francisco Attorney Magazine Profiles Quyen Ta

Summer 2013

Ms. Ta is a Keker & Van Nest partner, wife and mother to twins, as well as a diversity champion. Read more

Quyen Ta and Simona Agnolucci Named Lawyers on the Fast Track

04/19/2013

The Recorder selected 50 attorneys whose early accomplishments indicate they will be tomorrow's top lawyers and leaders. Read more

Dale Minami Public Interest Fellowship Honors Quyen Ta for “Fostering Legal Diversity, Leading by Example”

01/25/2013

The Fellowship honors alumni and leaders who have made significant contributions to the Asian Pacific American legal community. Read more

The Bar Association of San Francisco Honors Quyen Ta

12/11/2012

Ms. Ta given the BASF Award of Merit. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Partners to Speak at BASF's Unmasking Diversity Summit

11/13/2012

BASF’s Equality Committee is bringing together thought leaders to discuss the advancement of diversity in the legal profession. Read more

Making Partner at Big Law Firms for Diverse Attorneys

10/26/2012

Quyen Ta will speak at the Barristers Club's 2012 Annual Meeting Read more

Quyen Ta Elected Regional Governor of NAPABA for Northern California

09/11/2012

NAPABA is the national association of Asian Pacific American lawyers, judges, law professors and law students. Read more

The Importance of Inclusion: Diversity in the Legal Profession

03/22/2012

Keker & Van Nest Partner Quyen Ta and other prominent women, minority attorneys share their stories with Berkeley Law students. Read more

Quyen Ta Appointed Co-Chair of BASF's Equality Committee

01/06/2012

Chosen for her long-standing commitment to diversity, Ms. Ta has held numerous leadership positions in minority bar organizations and speaks frequently on diversity in the legal profession. Read more

  • Faculty, "Class Actions 2017: Litigating, Defending & Managing Class Actions," Bridgeport Continuing Education, 2017
  • Panelist, "Women Who Work It: Business Development Best Practices & Lessons Learned," NAPABA Western Regional Conference, 2017
  • Panelist, "Class Actions After Spokeo v. Robins: Supreme Court Jurisprudence, Article III Standing and Practical Implications for the Bench and Practitioners," Northern District of California Judicial Conference, 2017
  • Panelist, "The State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession," Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, 2017
  • Panelist, "Let's Keep Talking," Tackling Unprofessional Conduct Towards Women Attorneys, Women Attorneys Advocacy Project, 2017
  • Faculty, "How Deposition Testimony Plays Out at Trial," 2017 (Bridgeport Continuing Education)
  • Faculty, Federal Bar Association, ND Cal Chapter; Class Action Symposium, 2016
  • Panelist, "No Bosses Allowed Luncheon," CMCP Annual Business Conference, 2016
  • Faculty, Class Action Litigation Conference speaker, 2016 (Bridgeport Continuing Education)
  • Faculty, "The Use of Experts," PLI Pretrial Practice Conference, 2016
  • Moderator, "Impacting Diversity from Outside the Firm, BASF's Unmasking Diversity, 2012
  • Panelist, "Making Partner at Big Law Firms for Diverse Attorneys," Barristers Annual Meeting, 2012