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Casey J. McCracken is a senior associate in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and a member of the Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with a focus on technology litigation, including patent litigation, software copyright, contract disputes, and licensing.
Casey has successfully represented clients in numerous high-stakes intellectual property cases and several trials, including “bet the company” cases and cases alleging damages over $1 billion. His work spans a variety of technologies, including cellular network technology, software, digital devices, smartphones, medical devices, and mechanical apparatuses. Casey also has substantial experience litigating business contract and tort claims that often accompany patent and copyright infringement suits, including breach of contract, false advertising, unfair competition, and interference. He has also represented technology companies and their directors in class actions, including, data privacy, employment discrimination and breach of fiduciary duty cases. Casey’s clients range from Fortune 500 (and Fortune 10) companies to growing start-ups.
Most recently, Casey represented a large consulting company facing allegations of breach of contract and fraud in connection with its implementation of a complex software billing system. The Gibson Dunn team not only successfully defended the meritless claims against our client, but exposed a massive fraud committed by the Plaintiff, resulting in a complete dismissal of all claims with prejudice and an FBI investigation of the Plaintiff.
Casey was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine in 2018 and 2019. He has practiced in federal courts throughout the country, California state court, and federal and state appellate courts.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Casey served as a judicial clerk for United States District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez in the Western District of Washington. He graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics with distinction and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with honors and distinction, both from Stanford University.
Stanford University - 2009 Juris Doctor
Stanford University - 2006 Bachelor of Arts
Stanford University - 2006 Bachelor of Science