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Mayer Brown

2 PALO ALTO SQUARE, SUITE 300, 3000 EL CAMINO REAL, PALO ALTO, CA 94306-2112, USA
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Work +1 650 331 2000
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Fax +1 650 331 2060
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Mayer Brown, Donald Falk, Palo Alto, USA

Donald Falk

Tel:
Work +1 650 331 2030
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Mayer Brown

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Litigation

Position

Donald Falk has an extensive appellate practice in which he presents oral arguments, briefs, and motions in the US Supreme Court, and many other federal and state appellate and trial courts. His work involves a wide range of constitutional, statutory, patent, securities, administrative, criminal and common law issues. Don has successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court and the highest courts of California, New York, Maryland and Texas, and has briefed winning appeals in the Delaware and Nevada Supreme Courts. Don frequently briefs and argues cases in the federal and California state appellate courts. He has substantial experience with California’s broad unfair competition law (Business & Professions Code § 17200), and many of his recent matters have involved class certification issues and preemption under the Federal Arbitration Act.

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law, JD, 1990; Articles Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly, Order of the Coif The University of Chicago, MA, 1977 University of California, Berkeley, BA, with highest departmental honors, 1976; Doctoral Study, English, 1977-1978

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