Lara B. Bach is a senior associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice, where she has substantial experience in multidistrict litigations, consumer fraud and product liability class actions, alter ego and fraudulent conveyance litigation, and disputes arising out of restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings.
Ms. Bach has handled all aspects of complex litigation proceedings, including fact and expert discovery, depositions, motion practice, hearings, and trial proceedings. Some of her recent notable experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:
- Repsol in complex environmental litigation concerning the pollution of the Passaic River in New Jersey involving claims of “alter ego” and fraudulent conveyance. The Weil team secured a victory on all claims involving over $1 billion dollars in potential liability while also succeeding on Repsol’s $65 million counterclaim for Spill Act Contribution;
- Procter & Gamble in the successful defense of a significant multidistrict litigation, In re Denture Cream Products Liability Litigation, in which more than 150 plaintiffs alleged that they were injured through their use of the popular denture cream, Fixodent, with Weil obtaining summary judgment that was affirmed on appeal;
Throughout her career, Ms. Bach has been an active contributor to the community, representing children and victims of human trafficking, mentoring female law students, and participating in various philanthropic activities. She is currently the President of the Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (and earlier served as President-elect (2017-2018), Secretary (2016-2017), Treasurer (2015-2016), Newsletter Editor (2014-2015), and as a board member (2012-2014)), serves on the Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers Division of The Florida Bar, and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Rollins College Alumni Association and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Florida Bar. An advocate for professionalism and diversity in the legal profession, Ms. Bach is frequently asked to speak on panels about these topics.
Ms. Bach received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as the Managing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and President of the Latino Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Ms. Bach graduated from Rollins College with a degree in Political Science, summa cum laude.
- Rollins College (B.A., 2007)
- University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2010)
- State of Florida
- Middle District Florida
- Northern District Florida
- Southern District Florida
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