Lydia is an associate in the firm’s litigation group where she focuses on securities and class actions litigation. Prior to joining Stoll Berne, Lydia served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Morgan B. Christen (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit), and for the Honorable Chief Judge Michael W. Mosman (District of Oregon).

During law school, Lydia was the Senior Executive Editor of the California Law Review, worked as a teaching and research assistant, and volunteered in the California Asylum Representation Clinic. She was a summer associate in the Portland office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP and interned for the California Department of Justice in the Education & Welfare Section.

Before practicing law, Lydia worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross and DCS Congressional in Washington, D.C.

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, JD, 2016
California Law Review, Senior Executive Editor, 2015-2016; Member, 2014-2015
Berkeley Journal of International Law, Assistant Editor, 2013–2014

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. with honors, Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, 2008

Oregon State Bar, 2016

U.S. District Court, Oregon, 2018

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2020

Stoll Berne
Associate, 2018-present

The Honorable Chief Judge Michael Mosman (U.S. District Court, Portland, Oregon)
Judicial Law Clerk, 2017-2018

The Honorable Morgan Christen (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Anchorage, Alaska)
Judicial Law Clerk, 2016-2017

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn
Summer Associate, 2015

California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General (San Francisco)
Legal Intern, Health, Education & Welfare Section, 2014

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (Washington D.C.)
Program Liaison, 2011-2013

DCS Congressional, LLC  (Washington D.C.)
Account Manager, 2009-2011

French Ministry of Education (Beaufort-en Vallee, France)
English Language Assistant, 2008-2009

Campaign for Equal Justice
Associates Committee Member

Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter
Member
Board Member (2020-present)

Multnomah Bar Association
Member
YLS Pro Bono Committee Member, 2019-2021

Ninth Circuit, District of Oregon
Lawyer Representative, 2019-2021
District of Oregon Co-Chair, 2019-2020

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
Member

Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS)
Member

Proficient in French

A native Portlander, Lydia is thrilled to be back in her hometown. She loves the Trail Blazers, hiking, and her trivia team.

Practice Areas

Antitrust Litigation

We represent United States and international companies and consumers in all aspects of antitrust litigation, including, price-fixing, customer allocation, market division, price discrimination, and unfair or deceptive trade practices.

Appellate

Stoll Berne's attorneys provide expert advice to clients on appellate issues at every stage of our representation. The firm's attorneys have appeared before federal circuit courts of appeal throughout the United States and the Oregon appellate courts.

Business Litigation

From everyday contract disputes to bet-the-company litigation, our litigation team works to understand each party's priorities and to create a solution that best serves you.

Class Actions

As Oregon's leading plaintiffs'-side class actions firm, we help our clients to level the playing field and find justice. We have earned our reputation and work hard for our clients.

Elections & Government Law

We provide advice and counsel to political campaigns, candidates, and individuals involved in state and local political or governmental processes.

Investor Lawsuits and Arbitrations

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities cases than any other firm in Oregon, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities and financial advisor fraud cases than any other firm in Oregon and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

Representative Cases

Alpenrose Dairy Representation

Josh Ross, Lydia Anderson-Dana, and Ben Leedy represent two of the majority owners and directors of the Alpenrose Dairy business and related family-held businesses.

Unfair Labor Practice

Rob Shlachter, Tim DeJong, and Lydia Anderson-Dana, together with California co-counsel, defended a labor union sued for alleged unfair labor practices at the Port of Portland.

In re CenturyLink Sales Practices and Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne, led by attorneys Keith Dubanevich, Tim DeJong, and Keil Mueller, has been appointed co-lead counsel along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (BLB&G) on behalf lead plaintiff the State of Oregon by and through the Oregon State Treasurer and the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Board, on behalf of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund (Oregon) in a securities class action against CenturyLink, Inc. and certain of its senior executives.

Aequitas Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is co-lead counsel for the investors in the case arising out of the Aequitas Ponzi scheme, asserting claims against Aequitas' auditors, lawyers, and others for participant/aider liability under the Oregon Securities Law.

Financial Advisor Misrepresentation

In a securities fraud lawsuit, Stoll Berne represented clients alleging their financial advisor misrepresented his credentials and lied to them about their investments. The firm obtained a $2.3 million default judgment against the financial advisor and his company on claims including securities fraud, breach of contract, elder abuse, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Aequitas Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is co-lead counsel for the investors in the case arising out of the Aequitas Ponzi scheme, asserting claims against Aequitas' auditors, lawyers, and others for participant/aider liability under the Oregon Securities Law.

In re CenturyLink Sales Practices and Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne, led by attorneys Keith Dubanevich, Tim DeJong, and Keil Mueller, has been appointed co-lead counsel along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (BLB&G) on behalf lead plaintiff the State of Oregon by and through the Oregon State Treasurer and the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Board, on behalf of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund (Oregon) in a securities class action against CenturyLink, Inc. and certain of its senior executives.

Aequitas Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is co-lead counsel for the investors in the case arising out of the Aequitas Ponzi scheme, asserting claims against Aequitas' auditors, lawyers, and others for participant/aider liability under the Oregon Securities Law.

Articles

Winter 2020 – “Subpoenas at Trial – Using Basic Rules and Avoiding Common Traps,” Trial Lawyer

Stoll Berne attorneys Lydia Anderson-Dana and Josh Ross co-authored an article in the Winter 2020 edition of the Trial Lawyer, a quarterly magazine of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. 

Summer 2019 – “7 Ways to Obtain Coverage in Business Litigation,” Trial Lawyer

Stoll Berne attorneys Lydia Anderson-Dana and Steven Berman co-authored an article in the Summer 2019 edition of the Trial Lawyer, a quarterly magazine of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.

News

Sixteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2021

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2021 as well as four Shareholders, Steven Berman, Timothy DeJong, Keith Ketterling, and Steve Larson, named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

Oregon Super Lawyers 2020 Recognizes Stoll Berne Lawyers

Eleven individual Stoll Berne attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in their 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers edition.

Stoll Berne Receives Benchmark Litigation Impact Case of the Year Award

Stoll Berne received Benchmark Litigation’s awards for Impact Case of the Year for the firm's work in the Aequitas matter.

Alpenrose Dairy Votes to Sell Certain Assets to Smith Brothers Farms

On September 18, 2019, Stoll Berne attorneys Josh Ross and Lydia Anderson-Dana represented two directors of the Alpenrose Dairy businesses in a five day preliminary injunction hearing in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Stoll Berne Obtains Preliminary Court Approval for $234.6 Million Aequitas Settlement

On August 8, 2019, the U.S. District Court (Oregon) preliminarily approved three proposed class action settlements totaling $234.6 million on behalf of a class of Aequitas investors.

Stoll Berne and Hagens Berman Announce $234.6 Million Settlement of Aequitas Class Action

Settlements totaling $234.6 million have been reached on behalf of approximately 1,600 investors in a proposed class action against various third parties alleged to have participated in or materially aided sales of securities by the now-defunct Aequitas companies of Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Stoll Berne Runs SALC Race for Justice

A few Stoll Berners recently participated in the 2019 St. Andrew Legal Clinic's Race for Justice on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Stoll Berne Attorneys Present at OSB Securities Regulation Section Meeting

Stoll Berne attorneys Tim DeJong, Jen Wagner, and Lydia Anderson-Dana will present at the June 5, 2019 Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section meeting.

Stoll Berne Hires New Associate Attorney

Lydia Anderson-Dana has joined the law office of Stoll Berne as an associate attorney. Lydia’s practice will focus on securities and class action litigation.

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The Best Lawyers in America®
2021, Ones to Watch

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