Andrea Toy Ohta

Andrea Toy Ohta


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4740    Fax: 215.981.4750

Andrea Toy Ohta is a litigation partner of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office.  Ms. Ohta represents clients in internal investigations, white collar criminal matters, regulatory investigations and related complex civil litigation.

Ms. Ohta is experienced in conducting internal investigations for public companies in numerous industries, with a particular focus on investigations involving allegations of accounting or financial fraud.  She has also successfully defended entities and individual clients in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Education, and other federal agencies.  Ms. Ohta has also handled a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including securities fraud litigation, breach of contract matters, insurance coverage litigation, bad faith insurance defense, accounting malpractice, and consumer fraud and unfair trade practices litigation.  Before joining Pepper, Ms. Ohta was an associate with Dechert LLP in Philadelphia from 2002 through 2007.


  • B.S., General Biology, summa cum laude, University of California, San Diego
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, Order of the Coif

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • California

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Hon. Ronald S.W. Lew: U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA

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