Jessica R. Corpuz

Senior Attorney


Experience

Jessica Corpuz represents clients in all aspects of litigation, including in particular the handling of complex business and commercial disputes.  She has successfully represented clients in trial, mediation, arbitration, and appeal, including millions of dollars in jury verdicts as well as published reversals of adverse trial court rulings on appeal.

Over the course of her career, Jessica has litigated cases in the fields of entertainment, international law, private equity and corporate transactions, real estate, and environmental law, among others.  She handles cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants and has represented clients in cases before both federal and state courts, in California and across the country.

Some of Jessica’s representative matters include:

  • Licensing disputes, including entertainment and manufacturing licenses;
  • Private equity acquisitions, including issues in connection with the acquisition of portfolio companies;
  • State and local government regulatory issues, including land use ordinances and hazardous waste disposal regulations;
  •  Alter ego issues and fraudulent conveyance of corporate assets for personal use, including obtaining a $21 million verdict;
  • Public records act litigation;
  •  False claims act litigation, including a published California Court of Appeal opinion reversing the trial court’s ruling; and
  • Judgment collection, including the recovery of international assets frozen under federal law.

She has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2014-2020.  She is also an active member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Los Angeles Conservancy.

Jessica earned her B.A. in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara and received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, where she was the President of the International Law Society and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2014-2020

Loyola Law School, J.D.

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.

Tara Sattler and Jessica R. Corpuz Selected for Inclusion in 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® Rising Star List

Los Angeles, CA (June 9, 2020) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that Tara Sattler and Jessica Rankin Corpuz have been recognized as 2020 Southern California Rising Stars.

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Jessica R. Corpuz Selected for Inclusion in 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers® Rising Star List

Weintraub is pleased to announce that Jessica Rankin Corpuz has been recognized as a 2019 Southern California Rising Star.  To be eligible for inclusion in this list, candidates must be 40 or younger or have been in practice for less than 10 years. 

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36 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named Among 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has released its Northern California, Southern California, and San Diego lists of outstanding attorneys for 2017, on which 36 Weintraub Tobin attorneys have been included. Six Weintraub Tobin attorneys received special recognition as a Top 25 Sacramento Super Lawyer.

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Weintraub Tobin Supplements Commercial Litigation Ranks in Los Angeles – Andrew Gilford and Jessica Corpuz Join Thriving California Law Firm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael A. Kvarme Managing Shareholders Weintraub Tobin 916.558.6081 [email protected] LOS ANGELES (February 2, 2017) – Weintraub Tobin, one of California’s leading full-service law firms, adds long-time litigator Andrew Gilford as a shareholder and Jessica Corpuz as an associate in its Los Angeles office.

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California Dramatically Expands Consumer Privacy Rights For the Entire Country

California recently passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, described by Former Gov. Jerry Brown as a “historic step” for California consumers, “giving them control over their personal data.”  He claimed that the law “forges a path forward to lead the nation once again on privacy and consumer protection issues.” This is not just political puffery. 

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California’s “Red Flag” Laws Can Help Prevent Tragedies Like Stoneman Douglas

As we struggle to come to grips with the recent tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many have bemoaned the lack of response by law enforcement prior to the attack.

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Taking his talents to the Southern District of New York: Are LeBron James’ tattoos subject to copyright?

With nearly 30% of Americans sporting at least one tattoo (up from 20% just four years ago), tattoos are becoming commonplace.  This is even clearer among younger Americans, with nearly half of Millennials sporting ink. 

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Government Employees Can’t Hide Behind Their Private Email Accounts: California Supreme Court Expands Public Records Definition to Include Emails Sent on Private Email Accounts

The use of private email servers and communications devices by government officials was a major issue in the 2016 election, from the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices to the hacking of a private email account Mike Pence used for official Indiana state business. 

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