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Joseph A. Gorman is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is a member of the Firm’s Litigation, Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Appellate and Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment, and Fashion, Retail & Consumer Products practice groups.
Mr. Gorman’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, appellate law, sports marketing and technology disputes, and intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has represented sports, retail, technology, and pharmaceutical companies in a wide range of litigation in both federal and state court. Mr. Gorman regularly advises clients on contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, and compliance with copyright, trademark, and advertising laws.
Mr. Gorman’s recent representative matters include:
Mr. Gorman previously served as a law clerk to Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and to Judge Garland E. Burrell, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Mr. Gorman earned his law degree magna cum laude in 2009 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and was elected to Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Gorman was a member of the San Diego Law Review and the school’s National Moot Court Team. He was also a recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award. In 2006, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
Mr. Gorman is a member of the California and New York bars, and is admitted to practice before a number of federal district and appellate courts.
University of San Diego - 2009 Juris Doctor
State University of New York at Geneseo - 2006 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar