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Margaret A. Sedy

Civil Litigation Trial Attorney in

Los Angeles, California

 

Aggressive Advocacy + Practical Wisdom 

The Law Office of Margaret A. Sedy provides practical wisdom and aggressive advocacy on behalf of individuals and businesses of all sizes.   Our main areas of focus are in civil litigation, business law, technology and data privacy, intellectual property,  and personal injury.  Ms. Sedy is a seasoned civil litigator and trusted outside general counsel.   Prior to opening her private practice, Ms. Sedy litigated hundreds of cases in both state and federal court as associate counsel for some of the largest nationwide general liability law firms.   She has extensive experience litigating business disputes, breach of contract and fraud claims, personal injury matters, employment and labor law violations, and defamation and First Amendment related claims.  

 

Outside of the courtroom, Ms. Sedy has served as in-house corporate counsel and Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for mid-market technology companies headquartered in Los Angeles and the U.K., overseeing transactional matters, internet and data privacy, regulatory compliance and employment and labor law matters.  As in-house counsel, Ms. Sedy oversaw a team of more than fifteen attorneys and staff in connection with multiple federal regulatory matters, resulting in exceptionally favorable resolutions.   

 

Ms. Sedy brings her diversified legal and business experience to her private clients, providing a broad range of solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.

Areas of Law

Business Law

  • Business Formation and Start-Up Services

  • Contract Drafting & Negotiations

  • Business/Partnership Disputes and Resolutions 

  • Breach of Contract Disputes

  • Employment & Labor Law Compliance

  • ADA Third Party Compliance and Litigation Defense

  • Business Litigation

Personal Injury 

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Trucking Accidents

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Wrongful Death

  • Products Liability

  • Slip & Falls

  • Government Tort Liability

Civil Litigation

  • General Civil Litigation in State & Federal Court

  • Business Law & Disputes

  • Breach of Contract 

  • Business Torts

  • Unfair Business Acts & Practices and Consumer Legal Remedies 

  • Defamation & First Amendment Claims

  • Civil RICO Claims

Technology, Media, & Data Privacy

  • Expertise in technology contracts, including SaaS, PaaS and IoT

  • Digital Marketing & Advertising Agreements

  • Data Privacy & Regulatory Compliance

  • California Consumer Privacy Act & GDPR Compliance

  • Internet Law

Results

  • $1.5 million settlement achieved in lawsuit against a government entity

  • Successfully settled multiple federal government investigations and lawsuits on behalf of individual business owners & corporate entities in matters related to advertising and marketing and regulatory compliance

 

  • Resolved 100+ business law disputes short of litigation, saving clients time, money and harm to their reputation

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Margaret A. Sedy

Margaret A. Sedy graduated Cum Laude from Southwestern Law School, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honors Programs and received multiple awards and recognitions for her academic achievements.  She later graduated from the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates Jack Daniel's Trial School in 2016.  Ms. Sedy is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of California and before the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 

 

Ms. Sedy is an active member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, American Association for Justice, California Lawyers Association, and      Los Angeles County Bar Association.  She is the recipient of TopVerdict.com’s award for Top 50 California Personal Injury Settlements in 2017.  

 

Ms. Sedy is an Associate Editor of Business Law News, a publication of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association (2019 to Present). 

 

When she's not advocating for her clients, Margaret enjoys playing tennis, hiking and cooking authentic Italian food using family recipes.

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