See by:open filter
Donald Daybell, a senior attorney in Orrick's Orange County office, is a member of the Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Daybell's practice is focused on high-stakes patent litigation, with an emphasis on trials in the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
Mr. Daybell is lead or backup counsel on over 60 Inter Partes Reviews before the PTO, and has spoken frequently about the America Invents Act and the PTO trial procedures enacted by this ground-breaking legislation.
Mr. Daybell also has substantial experience in all aspects of patent litigation. He has managed the day-to-day activities of complex patent cases, has taken and defended numerous depositions, has presented witnesses at trial, and has argued matters before various tribunals, including district courts and the International Trade Commission.
Mr. Daybell has experience in litigating and prosecuting patents in various technical fields, including semiconductors, computer software and hardware, databases, financial services, e-commerce, business methods and medical devices. His experience further includes preparing requests for ex parte re-examination and prosecuting re-examination requests with the PTO. His experience also includes providing counseling and opinions regarding issued patents, and conducting due diligence reviews of intellectual property.
Don Keller, a partner in the Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group.
Don advises high growth technology companies, public companies, venture capital firms and investment banks. He has advised clients on more than 60 public offerings, 75 acquisition transactions and several hundred venture financings.
Chambers USA recognized Don for his work in the areas of Venture Capital and Startups & Emerging Companies, noting he "is valued for his knowledge of venture capital firms and his strength in advising technology companies on public offerings, acquisition transactions and venture financings. One client insists that 'I would not dream of starting a company without him as my outside counsel.'" (2018) He is ranked Band 3 for both Startups & Emerging Companies and Venture Capital (2019).
Don has held many leadership positions at Orrick. Don currently leads Orrick’s Technology and Life Sciences Sector, which is one of the three focus areas (along with energy and finance) for the firm. Don is a former member of Orrick’s Board of Directors, served as head of the firm’s global corporate practice, served as head of the firm’s Silicon Valley Office and served as co-head of the firm's diversity efforts.
Don also previously served for many years on the Executive Committee of Venture Law Group.
Don has recently represented companies being sold in the following transactions: Wavefront to VMware; Nervana to Intel; TOA to Oracle; Altiscale to SAP; Mainframe2 to Nutanix; Sailthru to Campaign Monitor; Twin Prime to Salesforce; 3Scale to Red Hat; Vendavo to Francisco Partners; FoodyDirect to Goldbelly; Yieldex to AppNexus; and LS9 to Renewable Energy Group.
Don has worked on transactions for Google (Nasdaq GS: GOOG), Oracle (Nasdaq GS: ORCL), Tibco (Nasdaq GS: TIBX), Adaptec (Nasdaq GS: ADPT), Shutterfly (Nasdaq GS: SFLY), Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE:MSO), Sum Total Systems (Nasdaq GS: SUMT) and Rambus (Nasdaq GS: RMBS). He also has represented many investment banking clients in public offering transactions, including representing Goldman, Sachs & Co. in offerings for many issuers.
Don is a past member of the Board of Overseers of Boston College Law School.
Wheeling, W.V. (GOC)
Brandon McMahon is a member of the Orrick Analytics group. The group specializes in using technology and project management discipline to assist firm attorneys with litigation and transactional tasks, particularly tasks that involve large volumes of data and documents.
Brandon works with litigation attorneys and third party vendors to manage the review and production of documents relevant to investigations and litigation. This work includes using early case assessment technology to analyze, categorize and cull data. He also manages teams of specialists performing document review, redaction, analysis, production and drafting privilege logs. Brandon assists the litigation team to prepare for trial, including drafting deposition summaries, factual memoranda and exhibit charts. He also works with practice office attorneys on transactional tasks, including contract review and due diligence.
Ella is an Associate in the Technology Companies Group in London. She advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters including venture capital and growth equity, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and growth debt financings. Ella also has experience of advising clients in the financial, technology and commercial sectors on a broad range of regulatory matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Ella trained and worked at an international city law firm for four years.
Radiah has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation including discovery, pre-trial, negotiations and drafting settlements. Radiah has worked on a number of internal investigations for publicly traded companies including investment banks and broker-dealers, regarding their internal corporate compliance.
Radiah L. Rondon is an Associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group. Radiah’s practice includes representing multinational corporations in enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Before joining Orrick, Radiah spent three years working as Compliance Director and In-House Counsel for an influential lobbying organization. Prior to that, Radiah was an Associate in the Washington D.C. office of an international law firm in the General Litigation department where her practice included representing companies and individuals across a broad range of industries in government and internal investigations, and anti-corruption and compliance matters.
Donna Long is an associate in Orrick's Intellectual Property Group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation covering a broad range of technologies including internet and mobile applications, wireless communications, electronic security, and industrial design.
Donna's patent litigation experience includes motion practice, depositions, and working with experts. She also has worked on patent prosecution, inter partes reviews, copyright and trademark disputes, and antitrust litigation.
Donna also devotes her time to various pro bono matters. She has defended depositions of clients in Section 1983 civil rights and employment discrimination cases. During law school, Donna worked at the Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic, where she represented a recycling nonprofit in the rulemaking process for exemptions from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act relating to circumvention of digital locks.
Jeremy is the founder and co-chair of Orrick’s Public Policy Group. He has built a highly innovative practice that helps disruptive companies protect/secure their competitive advantage at all levels of state government in all 50 states.Over the past 18 months alone, Jeremy and his team engaged in 125 battles in 45 state legislatures on behalf of a “who’s who” of technology disruptors, Fortune 500 companies, and professional sports leagues.
Orange County; Los Angeles
Donald Field is a partner in Orrick's Public Finance Group and the co-chair of Orrick’s School and Community College Finance/General Obligation Bonds Practice Group.
He is also a member of Orrick's Leasing Practice Group, Assessment/Mello-Roos Practice Group, and Revenue Practice Group. Don has extensive experience, as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter's counsel, in the financing techniques used by school and community college districts, cities and counties in California. His practice focuses on local governmental infrastructure financing, including general obligation bond financing, municipal lease financing, and land-secured financing, as well as tax and revenue anticipation note (TRAN), pension obligation and other post-employment benefit (OPEB) obligation financings. Don serves as the lead lawyer for the California School Boards Association's annual tax and revenue anticipation note pool.
Brandon Sanders is a corporate associate in Orrick’s San Francisco office, where he is a member of the Technology Companies Group.
Brandon represents high-growth companies and venture capital and private equity firms involved in the technology and life sciences industries. His practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital and growth equity financings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters.
Brandon leverages his business acumen to advise a diverse clientele of opportunity funds, core operators, lenders, and developers on real estate transactions throughout the United States.
Real estate transactions require a practical approach that considers the business proposition in addition to the potential legal liabilities. Brandon takes this approach to every deal, whether representing a multi-billion dollar opportunity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition of an office building, or representing a developer in a ground-up residential development. As noted in his engagements below, his practice covers a variety of real estate transactions and asset types. including financings, acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures for residential, mixed-use, commercial, and industrial properties.