Aimee Hamoy

Partner

Direct Dial (510) 835-6815

ahamoy@burnhambrown.com

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Education

  • Seton Hall University Law School (J.D., 2002)
  • Loyola Marymount University (B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science, 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Courts for all Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Aimee Hamoy

Practice Expertise

  • Defense of retail and hospitality businesses in all phases of litigation, including discovery, law and motion, mediation, and trial
  • Defense of public entities, including cities, counties, and educational institutions regarding civil rights, excessive force, serious personal injury and premises liability in all phases of litigation, including trial

     

Litigation

  • Trial counsel for premises liability case for national home improvement retailer where plaintiff alleged mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) seeking over $12 million in damages - Kern County Superior Court, February-March 2017
  • Argued and prevailed on behalf of Defendants-Appellees in Jones v. City of Oakland, et al (Case No. 13-15673) to preserve unanimous jury verdict that police officers’ conduct was objectively reasonable, June 2015
  • Obtained dismissal of excessive force claim against Oakland Police Captain through motion for summary judgment, May 2015 
  • Trial counsel for premises liability case for national home improvement retailer where plaintiff sought over $1 million in damages - Los Angeles County, July 2014
  • Lead trial counsel for premises liability case for national home improvement retailer where plaintiff sought over $2 million in damages Fresno County, June 2013
  • Second chair trial counsel for 42 U.S.C. §1983 excessive force case (fatal police shooting) - Northern District of California, April 2013
  • Second chair trial counsel for traumatic brain injury trial - Sonoma Superior Court, May 2010
  • Second chair trial counsel for 42 U.S.C. §1983 civil rights/excessive force trial - Northern District of California, September 2010
  • Representative clients include City of Oakland, Oakland Police Department, and California State University, in civil rights matters involving allegations of excessive force, through pre-trial preparation, mediation, and trial
  • Extensive experience defending national retailer in premises liability and personal injury litigation, including mediation and trial
  • Experience representing landlords in tenant disputes in Alameda and Contra Costa counties
  • Conducted over 40 jury trials as Deputy District Attorney for Contra Costa County (2002–2005)

Advice & Counsel

  • Counsel and represent small businesses regarding contract disputes and criminal law implications, including obtaining and enforcement of restraining order and obtaining expungement of criminal convictions

 

Professional Activities

  • Serves as Burnham Brown’s Education Partner – coordinates associate mentoring and continuing education firmwide
  • Serves as the chair of Burnham Brown’s Annual Women’s Diversity Event
  • Member of the Alameda County Bar Association
  • Member of the California Minority Counsel Program
  • Member Filipino Bar Association of Northern California