Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judges
Managing AssociateLos Angeles
Blake's practice in complex litigation matters focuses on defending companies, officers and directors in class actions, business disputes and regulatory proceedings and investigations in state, federal, and appellate courts throughout the country. He has represented these companies, directors and officers in various arenas, including matters involving emerging tech companies, software, securities fraud, public entities, accounting fraud, insider trading, and alter ego.
Blake has also dedicated significant time to pro bono representations in civil rights, unlawful detainer and domestic violence cases. His pro bono work has included first chairing a Section 1983 trial and oral argument before the California Court of Appeals.
Before joining Orrick, Blake worked as a Deputy Public Defender in Orange County. In that capacity, Blake individually tried 12 misdemeanor cases, argued more than 20 motions, and managed an extensive case load by representing clients at pretrial conferences.
Notable representations include: