Annick M. Persinger leads Tycko & Zavareei’s California team as California’s Managing Partner. While at Tycko & Zavareei, Ms. Persinger has dedicated her practice to utilizing California’s prohibitions against unfair competition and false advertising to advocate for consumers. Ms. Persinger has taken on financial institutions, companies that take advantage of consumers with deceptive advertising, tech companies that disregard user privacy, companies that sell defective products, and mortgage loan servicers. Ms. Persinger is also an experienced qui tam attorney and represents whistleblowers who expose their employer’s fraudulent practices.
Ms. Persinger graduated magna cum laude as a member of the Order of the Coif from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2010. While in law school, Ms. Persinger served as a member of Hastings Women’s Law Journal, and authored two published articles. In 2008, Ms. Persinger received an award for Best Oral Argument in the first year moot court competition. In 2007, Ms. Persinger graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Sociology, and minors in Law & Society and Psychology.
Following law school, Ms. Persinger worked as a legal research attorney for Judge John E. Munter in Complex Litigation at the San Francisco Superior Court.
Denying motion to dismiss in class action case where plaintiff alleged that defendant’s claims about its anti-aging miracle–SeroVital–were provably false and misleading.
Denying summary judgment in class action case and finding that there were triable issues of fact in case where plaintiffs were deceived by StubHub’s bait-and-switch scheme.
Denying motion for judgment on the pleadings in qui tam case where defendants provided kickbacks to obtain services for worker’s compensation benefits.
Denying motion to compel arbitration in class action case where plaintiff alleged Wells Fargo charged overdraft fees on one-time ride sharing transaction despite its promise that it would not do so.
Certifying 10-jurisdiction class of Zicam purchasers, denying summary judgment, and denying Daubert motions.