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David Goldstein, a partner in Orrick’s San Francisco office, is a member of the Litigation Group. David has represented clients in demanding and complex commercial litigation matters for more than 20 years.
For the past 15 years, his practice has focused on antitrust and trade regulation engagements involving cartels, monopolization, the antitrust/IP interface, standards essential patents and standards-setting activities, and other areas of antitrust law. He often is called upon to provide guidance to clients on antitrust issues involving pricing and distribution, vertical agreements, trade association activities, and antitrust issues that arise in licensing agreements. He has litigated cases and counseled clients in a broad range of industries, including electronic devices and components, pharmaceuticals, clothing, musical instruments, payment cards, credit reports/identity theft, DSL technology, LED lighting, motor oil, and medical devices. David was recommended in The Legal 500 in 2011 for the United States in Antitrust, and he has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer in Antitrust every year since 2006. He is the editor-in-chief of Orrick’s bi-monthly Antitrust and Competition Newsletter.
In addition to antitrust matters, David has represented clients in cases involving the Unfair Competition Law, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Lanham Act, the False Claims Act, investment management services, insurance coverage, real estate and other business disputes. He also has represented clients in matters involving the First Amendment.
David has been active in the Bar Association of San Francisco for many years. He is on the executive committee and served as the Vice Chair of the Antitrust Section in 2010-2011; he was the 2009 Chair of the Litigation Section, and he has served on the Litigation Section’s Executive Committee since 2004; from 1999-2002 he served on the Editorial Board of San Francisco Attorney Magazine; and from 1998-1999 he was the Editor of the Barrister’s Club Law Journal.
Prior to joining Orrick, David was a shareholder at Heller Ehrman LLP, where he served as a Co-Chair of the San Francisco Litigation Department and on the San Francisco Management Committee.
The following is a sample of his notable cases.