Linda Lam focuses her practice on representing individuals who have been harmed by corporate misconduct. She has prosecuted fraud, employment, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and medical malpractice claims brought under federal and state laws.
Linda has been an advocate for borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure during the financial crisis, individuals who were fraudulently induced to purchase investment products, as well as veterans who received negligent care at VA facilities. Linda’s dedication to her clients has led her to being recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Northern California Super Lawyers for the past five years.
Linda graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2014. Before joining Gibbs Law Group, Linda was an associate attorney at a national employment law firm, where she represented employees and retirees in wage and hour and employee benefits cases.
Linda represents a certified class of more than 500 home mortgage borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure after Wells Fargo erroneously denied them trial mortgage modifications. On October 12, 2020, the Court approved an $18.5 million settlement, resulting in significant compensation payments to each class member.
Linda represents plaintiffs alleging that Marriott Vacations Worldwide, among other defendants, breached various fiduciary duties by engaging in acts that decimated the value of the plaintiffs’ property interests in the Ritz-Carlton Club located in Aspen, Colorado.
Linda represented a veteran of the United States Army who alleged that he received negligent medical care at a VA facility, resulting in a delayed diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer. The plaintiff alleged that by the time the cancer was discovered and diagnosed, it had become incurable. Linda was part of the trial team that won a $2.5 million judgment for the plaintiff.
Ulti-Mate Connectors, Inc. v. American General Life Insurance Company
Linda represented plaintiffs who alleged that American General, among other defendants, fraudulently organized, administered, and sold rights to participate in voluntary employee beneficiary association plans that were not compliant with IRS regulations. The litigation resulted in a favorable settlement for the plaintiffs.