Ms. Prendergast has advised clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, electronics, software, and telecommunications industries. She has extensive experience in all stages of litigation, and has drafted successful Markman and dispositive motions, coordinated fact and expert discovery, taken and defended depositions, handled trial preparation, and presented witnesses in both arbitration and federal court.
Ms. Prendergast has received the Wiley W. Manuel Award from the California State Bar for her pro bono contributions. She has evaluated potential cases for the California Innocence Project and worked on civil rights matters, including a lawsuit directed at curtailing suppression of free speech at border crossings.
Ms. Prendergast received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was editor-in-chief of the UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs. Ms. Prendergast received her B.F.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame.
Ms. Prendergast has worked as a law clerk for the California Attorney General’s Office, and as a legal extern at the Department of Defense General Counsel’s Office for International Affairs.
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