Kirsten M. Ferguson
Kirsten Ferguson is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins. Her practice focuses on litigation, and recent experience includes:
- Multinational energy corporation – Ms. Ferguson is a member of the team defending a multinational oil corporation in dozens of purported class action lawsuits, in which millions of consumers of motor fuel alleged that the corporation was liable for selling motor fuel at a specified price per gallon without disclosing or adjusting for temperature expansion.
- International video game developer, marketer and publisher – Ms. Ferguson is a member of the team opposing class certification on behalf of a video game publisher in an antitrust class action challenging the company's limited exclusive licensing arrangements with the NFL and NCAA as illegal monopolization in violation of federal antitrust laws and various state antitrust and unfair competition laws.
- International video game developer, marketer and publisher – Ms. Ferguson assisted in the pending motion to dismiss antitrust claims against a video game publisher in this putative class action, in which former NCAA players allege that the company, the NCAA, the Collegiate Licensing Company, member schools and athletic conferences conspired to deprive players of their publicity rights.
Ms. Ferguson served as Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, and the Program Coordinator of the Harlan Fiske Honors Moot Court Program. She was a University Scholar at Boston University and was awarded the Polytropos award for significant achievements throughout her undergraduate career.
- “Love, Honor, or Control: Domestic Violence, Trafficking, and the Question of How to Regulate the Mail-Order Bride Industry,” 16 COLUM. J. GENDER & LAW 551 (2007). Ms. Ferguson was awarded Columbia’s Myra Bradwell Award for this article.