Leanne Yu focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, including defending banks and companies in individual and class actions brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and related state laws.
Prior to private practice, Leanne was a Deputy Attorney General at the California Department of Justice, focusing on complex financial services litigation. Specifically, she assisted with a lawsuit against a large financial service company, which successfully resolved for $150 million in favor of the government. At another state agency, Leanne successfully defended numerous complex financial audits of healthcare providers and employment matters. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Laurel Beeler of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
- California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section, Member
- Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2019-2021
Honors & Awards
- Recognized in the California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars List, 2023
- Awarded Legislative Resolution by former Assembly Member Ted Lieu