Elizabeth Gong Landess is a Partner of the firm with over 25 years of litigation experience in the civil litigation and insurance defense arena. Her practice is varied, ranging from defense of premises liability, commercial general liability, construction defect and personal injury matters to rental vehicle liability cases. Ms. Landess also specializes in representing veterinarians and veterinary clinics in veterinary malpractice claims and license defense actions and veterinary practice consulting.
Ms. Landess has extensive experience in tort defense litigation, including neighbor/boundary disputes, catastrophic injury claims, landlord-tenant litigation, premises liability claims, product liability claims, restaurant/food-related claims and landslide/property damage claims.
A graduate of Santa Clara University and Santa Clara University School of Law, Ms. Landess began her legal career in the offices of the Santa Clara County Counsel and the Santa Clara County District Attorney in the Juvenile Dependency units of each office. She has served as a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee, the Law Alumni Board of Directors for Santa Clara University School of Law and the National Board of Directors of Campfire Boys & Girls, as well as several local non-profit boards. When not practicing law, she enjoys travel, reading, cooking and baking.
State Bar of California (1988)
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Santa Clara University, California (1984)
Santa Clara University School of Law, California (1988)
Association of Defense Counsel
Santa Clara County Bar Association