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Bio of Pearlette V. Toussant, Attorney At Law, Principal of Law Office of Pearlette V. Toussant LLC
Attorney Toussant has an impressive educational and legal background that spans for decades. Attorney Toussant earned a B.A. in philosophy from Reed College (www.reed.edu) in 1996, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (www.law.upenn.edu) in 2000.
In 2000, Attorney Toussant began practicing commercial and franchise litigation with Buchanan Ingersoll, P.C.. At Buchanan, she represented various franchisors (including McDonald's, Rita's Water Ice, Days Inn, and Familymeds, Inc.) in complex litigation matters, defending and prosecuting claims concerning disputes with franchisees. The disputes spanned from breaches of contract, territorial encroachment, covenants not to compete, injunctions, unfair competition, intellectual property protection, labor and employment, licensing, and regulatory compliance. Attorney Toussant's legal experience in corporate law has served her clients well.
In addition to her background in corporate commercial litigation, Attorney Toussant has experience in litigating accounting fraud, and other securities matters. She gained this experience during her tenure with Barrack, Rodos, & Bacine (www.barrack.com) and while prosecuting In re WorldCom Securities Litigation case (www.worldcomlitigation.com), which achieved a record-breaking $6.13 billion recovery for investors. While at Barrack, Rodos, & Bacine, Attorney Toussant also served as lead counsel for other class action lawsuits involving securities and antitrust claims. As an associate with Booth & Tucker, she expanded her legal expertise and services to include personal injury litigation, successfully defending a premises liability matter on behalf of Temple University that resulted in a favorable jury trial.
Currently, with her firm solely (Law Office of Pearlette V. Toussant), and in association with the law firm of Lyman & Ash (www.lymanash.com), Attorney Toussant litigates matters that concern business disputes, family disputes, trust and estate concerns, constitutional violations, and statutory claims. Her most recent settlement resulted in $45 million for her client.
In her free time, Attorney Toussant enjoys marathoning, gardening, traveling, word play, and intellectual conversations. Her background in philosophy, marathoning, and vast legal experience give her a unique drive to bring you a tenacious, holistic, and comprehensive approach to your legal matter, whether it is individual or business.