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Emmanuel Fua is a senior associate in Orrick's Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group.
Emmanuel has represented clients in high-stakes litigation in federal and state courts across the country in cases involving a wide range of issues, including securities fraud, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, products liability, environmental contamination, celebrity endorser liability, and issues arising under chapters 9 and 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. He has both trial court and appellate court experience, having been a member of multiple trial teams and having co-authored briefs in the Second, Fifth, and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also represented clients in international arbitrations under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules.
Emmanuel's experience also includes non-public representations and internal investigations of clients in the finance and retail industries alleged to have violated the Bank Secrecy Act, False Claims Act, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
From 2016-2017, Emmanuel served as a law clerk for Chief Magistrate Judge Debra Freeman of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Los Angeles; Santa Monica
Los Angeles; Santa Monica
Businesses of every size and type turn to David Fuad in times of crisis. Regardless of the facts or legal issues, David transforms complex details into compelling narratives for judges and juries.
Whether representing global leaders like Apple or Silicon Beach startups, David specializes in delivering efficient and favorable results through negotiation, litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He has resolved a wide range of commercial matters, from breach of contract to real estate disputes to trade secret misappropriation. David has also litigated both single-plaintiff and class action employment matters involving wage and hour, misclassification, and discrimination and harassment claims.
In addition to his busy legal practice, David devotes his energies to pro bono work. He recently helped secure a favorable judgment in a federal civil rights class action, barring indigent criminal defendants unable to pay court-imposed fines and fees from being jailed in a system that was described as a “modern-day debtors' prison.”
While attending law school, David served as an extern for two Los Angeles Superior Court judges and was a member of the Loyola Entertainment Law Review.
Masao Fujino is a managing associate in Orrick's Tokyo office who focuses on Japanese patent, trade secret, privacy and antitrust laws in relation to companies doing business in Japan.
He prepares privacy policies and terms and conditions for companies entering to the Japanese market and also provides contract analysis from the perspective of Japanese antitrust law. He is also familiar with dispute resolution procedures including Japanese court proceedings especially related to patents and trade secrets.
He especially provides advice to companies in the IT, software and electronics industries.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was an engineer in a Japanese software company. While he was a legal trainee after passing the Japanese bar examination, he studied at the Japanese space agency (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and the IP division of the Tokyo District Court. He also studied at Stanford Law School as a Fulbright scholar (US government scholarship).
Ric Fukushima is a litigation and trial attorney in the firm's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution group. Ric focuses his practice on high-stakes, complex business disputes and helps financial and technology sector clients strategically navigate their way through all stages of litigation.
Ric has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts, including business tort, breach of contract, insurance, intellectual property, trade secrets, and product liability matters. Ric manages all aspects of litigation from start to finish and has significant experience with complex electronic discovery.
Ric is also an alumnus of the Orange County District Attorney's Office Trial Attorney Partnership ("TAP") program where he first-chaired two misdemeanor jury trials successfully to verdict and conducted numerous felony preliminary hearings.Ric started his career at Orrick as a summer associate in the Orange County office. Ric lives in Costa Mesa with his wife Natalie and his son Benjamin.
Peter Fusco is a partner in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group and leads the firm’s New York Tech Companies practice. He represents venture funds and tech companies throughout all stages of their life cycle, from pre-incorporation planning to angel, seed and growth rounds to exit in M&A.
Pete serves as senior outside legal advisor to many startups, growth stage companies and venture funds. Pete also works closely with the NYU Tandon Future Labs startup incubator ecosystem (the Data, Digital, Urban and Veterans Future Labs) and its related programs.
Prior to joining Orrick, Pete represented tech companies and funds as a partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP and an associate at Brown Raysman LLP. Prior to practicing law, Pete was a rifleman and crew-served weapons instructor in an Infantry unit in the Army Reserve and graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for his class from the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Pete also co-founded a rock band called LongRoad that was featured on college stations around the U.S. and opened for Buckcherry, Candlebox and Cracker, among others.