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Tammy N. Bokmuller

Tammy N. Bokmuller

Partner
Phone:619.376.2535
Fax:619.376.2501

Tammy Bokmuller defends corporations in warranty litigation, multi-district product liability litigation, state court coordinated proceedings and class action litigation. Collaborating closely with clients and their in-house counsel, and serving as national coordinating counsel, she develops innovative and efficient strategies for resolution and manages mass actions throughout the United States pending in both state and federal courts. 

Tammy is currently defending automotive manufacturers in warranty litigation in California. Her role includes supervision and management of cases over multiple offices. She has extensive experience developing and implementing procedures to coordinate multiple law firms defending global automotive manufacturers.  

In the arena of product liability litigation, Tammy has defended manufacturers and distributors of medical devices, pharmaceuticals and other products. She has also defended product manufacturers and distributors against environmental and toxic tort claims. Among the products she has defended are quinine sulfate, hormone replacement therapy, Reglan/metoclopramide, Darvon/Darvocet/propoxyphene, Cytotec/misoprostol, pain pumps, cold therapy devices, power morcellators, IVC filters, spinal implants, thermal wands, wheelchairs, braces, treadmills, ellipticals, benzene and Dursban. 
 
Tammy also has extensive experience advising corporate employers in employment disputes including class actions, wage and hour disputes, Private Attorney General Act claims, unemployment claims, workers compensation trials, as well as wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination claims.

In her spare time, Tammy enjoys boating and sporting events with her family. She is an active supporter of the UCLA Alumni Association and Bruin athletics. 

 

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1997

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Education

  • Hastings College of Trial Advocacy, 1999
    Personal Injury Institute
  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1993
    Major: Political Science

Professional Associations

    • Defense Research Institute
      —Women in the Law Committee

Publications

  • “Direct Contractors Potentially Liable for Subcontractors’ Failure to Pay Wages,” Co-Author, Clark Hill Email Alert, January 2018
  • “Small Errors Can Lead to Big Employer Payouts,” Co-Author, California Employment Law Letter, March 2017
  • “Class Dismissed! Arbitration Agreement Allows Dismissal of Class Action,” Co-Author, California Employment Law Letter, September 2016
  • “California Employment Law Updates & Changes for 2016,” Presenter, January 2016
  • “California Employment Law Updates & Changes for 2015,” Presenter, January 2015
  • "Evolving Theories of Liability Against Brand and Generic Drug Manufacturers," DRI - For the Defense, September 2013
  • "MPP Victorious in Tenth Circuit on Issue of Federal Preemption of Warranty Claims," Email Alert, September 2013
  • "Courts Increasingly Allow Plaintiffs to Litigate Claims Rooted in Alleged Violations of Federal Law," Email Alert, April 2013
  • "New CMS Reporting Requirements for Drug and Device Manufacturers," Email Alert, February 2013