Lucy Bertino is an associate within the business litigation division of Arendsen Cane Molnar LLP (“ACM”). Before joining the firm, Ms. Bertino clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office in both the Western District of New York and the Central District of California. While at the United States Attorney’s Office, Ms. Bertino worked on a variety of matters including tax fraud, False Claims Act actions, white collar crime, and Chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy.
Originally from New York, Ms. Bertino received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, where she graduated Cum Laude and with departmental honors. Following her undergraduate studies, Ms. Bertino received her Juris Doctor from the University North Carolina School of Law (“UNC”) where she was the recipient of a merit-based scholarship. At UNC, Ms. Bertino served as an articles editor for the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology overseeing the drafting and editing of numerous professional scholarly legal writings. Even before graduating, Ms. Bertino advised and represented clients through the UNC Consumer Financial Transactions clinic, in which she represented individual and organizational clients in matters related to student debt. Through this same clinical work, Ms. Bertino obtained a five-figure judgment for her client in North Carolina state court. After law school, Ms. Bertino studied for and passed the California Bar Examination, and moved to Los Angeles to continue her legal career with ACM.
In her free time, Ms. Bertino enjoys exploring Los Angeles, hiking and yoga. She is an avid animal lover and travel enthusiast.