Ms. McIntyre’s area of practice is business litigation, with an emphasis in securities litigation. She has litigated various types of securities cases filed in state and federal courts, including defense of directors, officers, and companies in derivative, individual, and class actions. In addition, she has conducted internal investigations on behalf of audit committees and special litigation committees for public and privately held companies. Ms. McIntyre has handled a variety of business litigation matters in state and federal courts including cases involving business torts, contracts, misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud, unfair business practices, intellectual property, wrongful termination and employment discrimination, insurance coverage, and other complex litigation. Ms. McIntyre also has appellate, civil bench and jury trial, and arbitration experience.
Ms. McIntyre’s representative investigation experience includes:
Ms. McIntyre is a recipient of the prestigious 2006 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement. She was recognized for her article, “Motions to Stay: Fifth Amendment Rights v. Civil Discovery.” The awards honor 30 of the nation’s best legal writers who use plain, clear, and concise language.
Ms. McIntyre has been named to the 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 “Northern California Super Lawyers®” list compiled by Law & Politics, which consists of the top five percent of attorneys in Northern California based on peer nomination and research. In 2014, Ms. McIntyre was honored as "Boss of the Year" by the Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association. She also has been nominated for inclusion in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the International Who’s Who of Professional & Business Women.
Ms. McIntyre has been named a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honor Society. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Ms. McIntyre has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in the Fellows is an honor limited to one third of one percent of the lawyers in America. Selection as a Fellow is recognition of a lawyer as one whose professional, public and private career has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the traditions of the profession and the maintenance of the objectives of the American Bar Association.
Ms. McIntyre’s memberships include: State Bar of California, Santa Clara County Bar Association, Association of Business Trial Lawyers (columnist for ABTL Report, On Litigation Skills), Federal Bar Association, William A. Ingram Inn of Court (current Executive Committee Member; past President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Programming Chair, and Pupillage Group Leader), Standing Committee on Professional Conduct, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and the American Bar Association.
Ms. McIntyre has served as a faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s deposition program on multiple occasions. She also has served as a featured speaker on discovery issues.
Ms. McIntyre is also President of the Board of Directors of the San Jose Wind Symphony where she plays the French horn.
Author: “On Litigation Skills Column,” Addressing Litigation Planning, Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Report, Vol. 25, No. 3, Winter 2017.
Author: “Using Experts Effectively In Litigation,” Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Report, Vol. 24, No. 3, Spring 2016.
Author: “On Litigation Skills Column” Addressing Use of Interpreters, Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Report, Vol. 24, No. 1, Summer 2015.
Author: “Navigating Post-Trial Motions in State and Federal Court,” Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Report, Vol. 19, No. 3, Summer 2010.
Author: “Motions To Stay: Fifth Amendment Rights v. Civil Discovery,” Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) Report, Vol. 15, No. 1, Fall 2005.
Ms. McIntyre is a recipient of the prestigious 2006 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement for her article, “Motions to Stay: Fifth Amendment Rights v. Civil Discovery.” The awards honor 30 of the nation’s best legal writers who use plain, clear, and concise language.
Co-Author: “Parate v. Isidor: Resolving the Conflict Between the Academic Freedom of the University and the Academic Freedom of the Professor,” Journal of College and University Law, 1990.