Mercedes Cook is an associate in the Business Trials Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Cook represents clients in a variety of business litigation matters. Her experience includes disputes involving claims of fraud, unfair competition, false advertising, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).
Ms. Cook also has experience in both the regulatory and litigation aspects of environmental law. Specifically, Ms. Cook has experience with RCRA permitting requirements and the federal and state rules and regulations governing hazardous waste with regard to air quality. Her work also includes preparation for administrative hearings involving the Department of Toxic Substances Control and litigation involving defending against a petition for an order for abatement before the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Ms. Cook was part of a team of Sheppard Mullin attorneys that successfully obtained a TRO, which prevented the immediate shutdown of a battery recycling facility.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mercedes A. Cook