Maya Perelman represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Perelman served as a law clerk to Judge Jesus G. Bernal of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Perelman earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in philosophy. While in law school, she worked at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and taught classes on substantive law and criminal procedure to incarcerated youth at the San Mateo County Youth Services Center. She also served as a course assistant in the Stanford Management Science & Engineering Department where she lectured on topics ranging from the application of Bayesian inference in criminal trials to statistical analysis of discrimination claims. She is fluent in Spanish.
We represent Genentech in a federal trade secret theft lawsuit alleging that former Genentech scientists, several of whom have also been charged criminally by the Department of Justice, stole confidential and proprietary information to help a foreign company develop biosimilar versions of Genentech medicines.