Minh-Van T. Do

Minh-Van T. Do

Counsel

Counsel

Biography

Minh-Van Do is a complex commercial litigator with trial and appellate experience in both state and federal court.  Minh-Van is an experienced white-collar defense attorney and has represented individuals and large institutions in government investigations.  She also has substantial experience in banking and finance litigation, and has represented many well-known banks in various matters.  She has represented numerous global financial institutions in disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, and federal securities violations.  Minh-Van was named among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys in 2022 and 2023.

Prior to joining Miller Barondess, Minh-Van was a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  Minh-Van received her Juris Doctorate at Cornell Law School.  She graduated summa cum laude from UCLA where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Political Science.

Notable Representations
  • Defended prominent national retailer and high-profile entertainment company in various employment disputes involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
  • Defended luxury clothing brand and retailer against claims of wage and hour violations and retaliation under the Labor Code brought by former manager employee.
  • Represented Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills in a trade secret theft case against the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Beverly Hills.
  • Represented founders of a tech startup in breach of contract and securities fraud case against co-founder and the company.
  • Obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict on behalf of a California bank in a lawsuit involving fraud, breach of contract, and negligence claims.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of medical clinics and physician in suits involving conversion, fraud, breach of contract, and receivership.
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG in a breach of contract claim involving complex foreign-exchange trading and related actions alleging alter-ego and fraudulent conveyance claims against a closely-held corporation.
  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG in a federal class action suit alleging violations of the Securities Act of 1933 in securities offerings.
  • Represented a Credit Suisse subsidiary in fraud claims concerning the selection and valuation of collateral debt obligations.
  • Represented the independent Monitor of Toyota in relation to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement involving violations of federal vehicle-safety reporting requirements.
  • Represented former executive of a financial institution in relation to a federal investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Represented HSBC in a federal investigation concerning anti-money laundering violations.
Honors and Awards
  • Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys, Los Angeles Business Journal (2022, 2023)