Vassi Iliadis

Vassi Iliadis

Senior Associate
Los Angeles

Email vassi.iliadis@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 310 785 4640

Fax +1 310 785 4601

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

A dynamic and pragmatic problem solver, Vassi has significant experience managing large-scale and highly publicized consumer class actions and multijurisdictional suits from inception through resolution involving privacy claims, unfair competition claims, and false advertising claims, among others. Vassi has represented clients in the technology and healthcare industries in class actions arising out of data breaches and cyberattacks, as well as internal and regulatory investigations focused on issues of privacy and cybersecurity. Vassi also guides clients across industries in CCPA compliance efforts.

In addition to her client work, Vassi is a leader on the recruitment and diversity committees at Hogan Lovells and is passionate about pro bono work. In 2018, she and a team of Hogan Lovells litigators received the Public Counsel Pro Bono Award in recognition of their vigorous representation of an indigent client and their procurement of an outstanding settlement on his behalf. In 2017, Vassi was selected to participate as the firm’s Diversity Pathfinder in the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity, an organization of corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a truly diverse legal profession.

Before joining the firm, Vassi worked at Hogan Lovells as a summer associate. During law school, she was actively engaged in trial advocacy and served as a director of the Berkeley Law mock trial program. She was a national semi-finalist in the ABA labor and employment trial competition and regional champion of the Texas Young Lawyer Association's national trial competition. She received the American Jurisprudence Award for advanced trial practice. In addition, Vassi served as the California annual review editor for the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, and as a law clerk in the criminal division of the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2013

B.A., University of Southern California, magna cum laude, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

California

Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Representative experience

Defended leading technology/app company in multidistrict class action litigation, resulting in significant wins enforcing arbitration agreements and early motions to dismiss.

Represented large health insurance company in multimillion-dollar payment dispute against hospital involving ERISA claims and won summary judgment.

Defended health insurance company in multidistrict class action litigation and regulatory investigations arising from the largest health-related cyberattack in U.S. history.

Leading fact investigations and defense of regulatory investigations for two global technology companies related to privacy and cybersecurity incidents.

Obtained favorable outcome for products manufacturer in putative class actions in multijurisdictional federal district courts alleging product defects and violations of consumer protection statutes.

Advising companies in several industries on regulatory, litigation, and compliance issues related to cybersecurity and data privacy, HIPAA, and CCPA.

Managed internal investigation for Fortune 500 global company involving potential Foreign Corrupt Practices violations.

Represented large health insurance company in connection with DOJ health care fraud investigation.

Obtained dismissal of putative class action alleging dissemination of false or misleading marketing materials on behalf of large health insurance company.

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