Ronie Schmelz represents clients in complex commercial litigation and regularly counsels clients on litigation-avoidance strategies. An experienced litigator, she has particular expertise defending consumer class actions, false advertising, unfair competition, and consumer protection claims. She has deep industry knowledge of, and is active in, a number of industry sectors, including personal care products, cosmetics, and re/insurance. In addition to her general commercial litigation practice, Ronie represents reinsurers and cedents in litigation and arbitration.
Ronie also regularly counsels companies on matters involving Prop 65, advertising, trademark, FDA and FTC regulatory compliance, privacy and data breach, and eDiscovery matters. She has represented clients in responding to federal, state, and local governmental investigations.
Ronie is the proud mother of four children, including triplets. When not cheering her kids on at their soccer games, Ronie likes to travel and spend time with friends and family enjoying good food.