Bambo Obaro’s practice focuses on a wide array of commercial issues and disputes. Mr. Obaro has participated in representing clients in the technology, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare, finance and banking industries in both state and federal courts and in arbitration. He has extensive experience with matters involving consumer class actions, alleged violations of state deceptive trade practice acts, product liability, breach of contract, employment disputes, trade secret misappropriation, and securities fraud.
In addition to his experience in complex commercial litigation and appellate advocacy, Mr. Obaro has also been involved in defending multinational companies in global antitrust cartel investigations, and related civil class action lawsuits, in the carbon fiber and television industries.
Mr. Obaro is currently President of the Federal Bar Association’s Northern District of California Chapter, and previously served as President-Elect (2018), Treasurer (2017) and Vice President (2016), as well as co-chair of its Young Attorneys Division. He is also a member of Weil’s Professional Development Committee, and dedicates a significant portion of his practice to the Firm's pro bono efforts, including serving as a member of the Silicon Valley Office’s Pro Bono Committee.
- Prevailed on motions to dismiss two separate consumer class action complaints against a leading public technology company, one alleging a defect in its top-selling device and the other regarding a Wi-Fi feature in its operating system
- Participated in the defense of an insurance company in a multi-jurisdictional litigation involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, unfair business practices, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. Summary judgment was granted voiding non-compete provisions in employment contracts before the case was ultimately settled.
- Participated in the representation of a leading Health solution provider in a multi-jurisdictional litigation involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, unfair business practices, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. Weil obtained a temporary injunction and preliminary injunction in Texas and a sweeping sanctions order for spoliation of evidence, which included adverse jury instructions and an award of attorneys’ fees.
- Participated in the defense of an operator of a nationwide drugstore chain, in several proposed consumer class actions in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California and District of Arizona involving allegations of fraud and material misrepresentations regarding the accuracy of certain blood tests administered by the drugstore chain.
- Participated in the defense of three leading banks in a $429 million securities fraud action in the Northern District of California and the Ninth Circuit. After four years of litigation and a complete dismissal in the district court, the plaintiff agreed to dismiss their appeal without any payment from the banks.