Andre Mura

Andre Mura

(510) 350-9717

Andre M. Mura represents plaintiffs in class actions and mass torts including in the areas of consumer protection, privacy, and products liability. Before joining Gibbs Law Group, Andre was senior litigation counsel at the Center for Constitutional Litigation PC, where he represented plaintiffs in high-stakes appeals in state supreme courts and federal appellate courts.

Andre has been honored twice with a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year Award: in 2023 for his involvement and success at trial in Patz v. City of San Diego, and in 2019 for his work in the California Supreme Court in De La Torre v. CashCall. He is on the Board of the Civil Justice Research Initiative of Berkeley Law, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the Lawyers Committee of the National Center for State Courts, a Trustee of the National Civil Justice Institute, past Chair of the American Association for Justice’s LGBT Caucus, past Trustee of the National College of Advocacy, and a member of Williams College’s Latino/a and BiGLATA Alumni Network.

"Throughout this litigation, Class Counsel has consistently demonstrated superb candor, diligence, organization, and aptitude."

- U.S. District Judge, Central District of CA

"[I]'m glad I appointed all of you as lead counsel, because -- it probably is the best set of papers I've had on preliminary approval…”

- U.S. District Judge, Central District of CA

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • awards+

    California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award, Daily Journal, 2019, 2023

    Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2021-2023

    Top Plaintiff Lawyers, Daily Journal, 2021

    Top Cybersecurity / Privacy Attorneys Under 40, Law360 Rising Stars, 2017

    Super Lawyer, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2019-2023

    Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2016-2018

    • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2004
    • B.A., Williams College, 2000
    • American Association for Justice - Class Action Litigation Group, Legal Affairs Group, LGBT Caucus
    • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
    • Civil Justice Research Initiative of Berkeley Law, Board Member
    • Law360 - Cybersecurity & Privacy, Editorial Advisory Board Member
    • National Center for State Courts, Lawyers Committee
    • National Civil Justice Institute, Trustee
    Practice Emphasis+
    • Class Actions
    • Consumer Protection
    • Mass Personal Injury
    Presentations & Articles+

    The N.D. Guidelines in Practice

    Civil Justice Research Initiative

    November 1, 2023

    Selection of Leadership in MDLs

    Civil Justice Research Initiative

    September 17, 2021

    Tips on Pre-Trial Writing

    American Association for Justice's New Lawyer Boot Camp

    April 5, 2021

    Insurance Issues for Small Businesses During Covid

    Civil Justice Research Initiative

    March 12, 2021

    Review of Key Class Action Decisions

    Western Alliance Bank Class Action Law Forum 2020

    March 4-5, 2020

    Consumer Advocates Speak

    Practicing Law Institute, 24th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

    December 2019

    Data Security and Privacy Issues

    Practicing Law Institute, 24th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

    December 2019

    Discovery Masters

    National College of Advocacy

    November 2019

    Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sex: Does It Encompass Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation?

    American Association for Justice’s Annual Convention

    July 2019

    Staying on Track After Bristol-Myers

    Trial Magazine, American Association for Justice

    April 2019

    Personal Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, & Hyundai

    Class Action Mastery Forum

    January 2019

    Panelist, State Court Protection of Individual Constitutional Rights

    Pound Civil Justice Institute 2018 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges

    July 7, 2018

    What’s Trending Now: Cutting Edge Consumer Financial Services Updates

    Practising Law Institute's 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

    March, June 2018

    Class Settlements and Certification in the Wake of In Re Hyundai Fuel Economy Litigation

    Class Action Mastery Conference, HB Litigation

    May 2018

    Effective Legal Writing Workshop

    American Association for Justice Education Seminar

    April 2018

    Buckman Stops Here! Limits on Preemption of State Tort Claims Involving Allegations of Fraud on the PTO or the FDA

    41 Rutgers L.J. 309


    Litigation Highlights

    In re: Meta Pixel Healthcare Data Privacy Litigation

    Andre was court-appointed to the plaintiffs’ executive committee in this consolidated litigation, representing millions of patients whose sensitive health data was allegedly collected and shared without their consent. In his appointment decision, Judge Orrick said he chose interim class counsel for their “highly relevant” experience and knowledge.

    San Diego and Otay Water District Tiered Water Rates Lawsuits

    Lead trial counsel achieving a $79.5 million verdict on behalf of single-family customers in a lawsuit charging the City of San Diego with setting water rates that run afoul of the California Constitution. The case is currently on appeal.

    Key member of the litigation team achieving a $24 million verdict on behalf of single-family residential customers in a lawsuit challenging the Otay Water District with setting unconstitutional water rates. The case is currently on appeal.

    In re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation

    Andre was court-appointed to the plaintiffs’ law-and-briefing committee in this multi-district litigation on behalf of military servicemembers and veterans who suffered injuries due to defective 3M earplugs, which were standard-issue for U.S. military members for more than a decade. Andre also served on several bellwether trial teams, securing multiple favorable jury verdicts.

    In re: Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation

    Andre was a member of the trial team in a two-week federal jury trial, and is member of Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and co-chair of Law and Briefing in this multi-district litigation on behalf of breast cancer survivors who suffered permanent hair loss after using the Taxotere chemotherapy drug. He recently obtained a unanimous decision granting a bellwether plaintiff a new trial. See 26 F.4th 256 (5th Cir. 2022)

    In re: Vizio, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation

    Andre was co-lead counsel for the settlement class in this multi-district lawsuit alleging that Vizio collected and sold data about consumers' television viewing habits and their digital identities to advertisers without consumers' knowledge or consent. He negotiated a settlement providing for class-wide injunctive relief transforming the company’s data collection practices, as well as a $17 million fund to compensate consumers who were affected.

    De La Torre v. CashCall

    Andre played a key role in briefing before the California Supreme Court, resulting in a unanimous decision in the plaintiffs’ favor. The decision changed decades-old assumptions that lenders in California had a virtual “safe harbor” from unconscionability challenges to loan interest rate terms.

    In re: Lenovo Adware Litigation

    Andre successfully briefed and argued a motion to dismiss and motion to certify a nationwide litigation class for monetary damages. The parties moved for preliminary approval of a $8.3 million proposed class action settlement to resolve allegations that Lenovo preinstalled software on laptops that caused performance, privacy and security issues for consumers.

    Beaver et. al. v. Tarsadia Hotels, Inc.

    Andre contributed to briefing before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals resulting in a unanimous decision affirming the lower court’s ruling that the UCL’s four-year statute of limitations (and its accrual rule) applied in claims alleging violations of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA) even though ILSA has a shorter statute of limitations.

    Watts v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers, 376 S.W.3d 633 (Mo. 2012)

    Andre successfully argued that a state law limiting compensatory damages in medical malpractice cases violated his client’s constitutional right to trial by jury. In ruling in favor of Andre's client, the Missouri high court overturned a 20-year-old precedent.