Ms. Quist has significant litigation experience in both civil and criminal matters. She is actively involved in all aspects of litigation and has been successful in mediating and settling several high exposure cases, defending and taking depositions, negotiating settlements, and preparing for trial. She works closely with many of Rutan’s high profile city clients and is responsible for interfacing with and advising Rutan’s city clients’ police departments, which includes reviewing “Use of Force” policies, revising and negotiating contracts, defending Pitchess motions, advising executive staff on COVID-19 enforcement issues, and responding to subpoenas, discovery requests, and Public Records Act requests. She is also responsible for overseeing the training and implementation of Gun Violence Restraining Order programs amongst local law enforcement agencies designed to combat increased gun violence statewide.
Ms. Quist is also actively involved in Rutan’s pro bono programs, which includes her lead representation on a contentious guardianship matter, and her recent work assisting human trafficking victims as part of the Human Trafficking Clinic in partnership with UCI and the Public Law Center. She was recently named Rutan’s Excellence in Pro Bono Service Award for 2022.
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- Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2021-2023