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Matthew Rawlinson

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Matt Rawlinson is a trial lawyer in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Securities Litigation Practices. He is currently the Litigation & Trial Department Chair of the Silicon Valley office and is its former Managing Partner

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United States: Dispute resolution

Securities litigation: defense

Within: Securities litigation: defense

A top-notch firm for high-exposure cases’, according to one client, Latham & Watkins LLP is ‘extremely knowledgeable and strategic, providing practical advice and a keen understanding of the facts’. ‘Exceptionally bright and skilled securities litigatorJeff Hammel and Christopher Clark in New York, and Matthew Rawlinson in Silicon Valley, lead the practice. Hammel, Miles Ruthberg and veteran litigator James Brandt (who is ‘as smart as they come and has the requisite level of aggressiveness and experience to make the tough calls’) handled five class actions for Endo International, including a case concerning statements made about its generic pharmaceuticals business. Rawlinson is representing semiconductor company AMD in a case alleging it made false and misleading statements about demand for products, including its Llano APUs. The firm has ‘a leading auditor practice’ that acts for clients such as Deloitte and Ernst & Young, and also counts Apple and Walmart among its clients for high-stakes securities litigation. In Los Angeles, the firm hired experienced trial lawyer Thomas Nolan from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and the highly respected Joshua Hamilton from Paul Hastings LLP.

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United States: Intellectual property

Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Within: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Latham & Watkins LLP’s group boasts an enviable client roaster, including American Airlines, Goop, Pandora and Lyft. Following a bench trial in the California Superior Court, Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley-based duo Douglas Lumish and Matthew Rawlinson successfully defended Arista Networks in a trade secrets and licensing dispute against OptumSoft. Jennifer Barry in San Diego led a team acting for Lyft in a breach of contract, solicitation and data misappropriation claim against its former COO. Perry Viscounty in Orange County heads the group. Kevin Wheeler joined the Washington DC office from Fish & Richardson P.C..

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