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January 22, 2024

Los Angeles Business Journal Names Jenny Pelaez, Julia Romano to its Minority Leaders of Influence List

LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2024 — The Los Angeles Business Journal has named King & Spalding partners Jenny Pelaez and Julia Romano to its 2024 Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys list. The list includes “standout minority attorneys considered to be particularly impactful on the legal scene while serving as trusted advisors in the LA region,” according to the publication.

Pelaez focuses her practice on complex commercial and class action litigation at the trial and appellate levels. She has extensive experience representing a diverse group of clients in high-stakes matters involving claims under antitrust, securities and consumer protection laws, as well as a variety of contract and tort claims. She also regularly represents public companies and individuals in a wide range of industries in securities class action and derivative litigation.

Romano defends Fortune 100 and other large companies in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including medical device, pharmaceutical, automotive, toxic tort and other product liability and tort cases. She is a trial lawyer specializing in high-profile product liability litigation. Romano works closely with experts and other team members to evaluate cases, develop trial strategies and, ultimately, obtain favorable outcomes for her clients.