Praised by clients for his "shock[ingly] . . . effective" advocacy and "extraordinarily hard" work, Sunny aggressively safeguards the interests of the world's most innovative companies and their founders, directors, and officers. He practices in Orrick's White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.
A natural advocate, Sunny has first chaired litigation from inception through favorable resolution and successfully briefed and argued dispositive motions and appeals. Sunny is adept at all stages of discovery, comfortable with cross-border disputes, and experienced in both government and internal investigations. Sunny also has particular expertise with the nuances of alternative dispute resolution, including drafting and enforcement of both B2B and B2C arbitration provisions.
Sunny jumpstarted his career by honing his research and writing skills as law clerk to Chief Judge Kimberly J. Mueller of the Eastern District of California and judicial extern to the late Judge Harry Pregerson of the Ninth Circuit. Before law school, Sunny served for several years as a trade attache for the French government, covering the oenology and viticulture sector.
An impassioned promoter of diversity in the legal profession, Sunny chaired or co-chaired the Los Angeles Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee from 2018 to 2021.
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