Ivy Ngo is the head of Frank D. Azar & Associates’ class action group and focuses her practice on consumer, ERISA and securities class action lawsuits. Currently, Ms. Ngo is leading or co-leading the litigation in In re Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P. Securities Litigation, In re Google Plus Profile Litigation, Lundy et al v. Facebook Inc. and Armando Herrera et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A
Ms. Ngo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with departmental honors and a Minor in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in 2006. She became licensed to practice law in 2007.
Prior to joining Frank Azar & Associates, Ms. Ngo was key in the successful prosecution of securities fraud cases resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries for injured investors. Among others, those cases include In re Cardinal Health, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($600 million recovery); Jones v. Pfizer Inc. ($400 million recovery); Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., et al. ($388 million recovery); In re HealthSouth Corp. Sec. Litig. ($250.5 million recovery); Silverman v. Motorola, Inc. ($200 million recovery); In re MGM Mirage Securities Litigation ($75 million recovery); Massachusetts Bricklayers and Masons Trust Funds et al v. Deutsche Alt-A Securities Inc et al., ($32.5 million recovery); City of Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System et al. v. Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc. et al. ($25 million recovery), In re Genworth Financial, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($20 million recovery); and Shankar v. Imperva, Inc. ($19 million recovery).
Ms. Ngo’s experience has made her very knowledgeable about the various stages of e-discovery in class actions, including collecting and identifying relevant electronically stored information, utilizing predictive coding, conducting privilege and responsiveness reviews, and preparing for depositions and trial. She joined Frank Azar & Associates in January 2018.
In her spare time, Ms. Ngo enjoys yoga, hiking, baking, cooking and spending time with her husband and newborn child. As busy as she stays, all the hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed. Ms. Ngo has been recognized for her legal work and has been named a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” from 2013-2017 and a Super Lawyer for 2018.
Ms. Ngo is admitted to the State Bar of California and is licensed to practice in all California courts, Maryland, and the U.S. District Court for Colorado. She is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.