Ms. O’Hara practices in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on employment and trade secret litigation. She is a 1985 graduate of Santa Clara University, where she earned her B.S. in Psychology. She earned her J.D. from Hastings College of Law, University of California in 1988, where she graduated cum laude and was a member of the Thurston Honor Society.

Ms. O’Hara has been with the Firm since 1999. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. O’Hara practiced law with Willoughby, Stuart and Bening, as well as Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in San Jose.

Ms. O’Hara can be reached at mao@smitherslf.com.