Jeff G. Mudd is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Mudd’s practice focuses on litigation, including general commercial, labor and employment, trade secrets, and antitrust disputes. Mr. Mudd has experience defending corporate clients in breach of contract disputes, antitrust investigations and class actions, and False Claims Act matters. He also has significant experience advising and representing employers in enforcement of noncompetition agreements against departing executives.
Mr. Mudd represents corporations in breach of contract disputes involving software licensing, media brand licensing, and other types of intellectual property. He also counsels employers regarding departing executives’ noncompetition and confidentiality obligations, including conducting internal investigations and seeking preliminary relief in court when necessary. Mr. Mudd also represents franchises in antitrust investigations and class actions regarding the use of no-hire/no-solicitation clauses in franchise agreements.
Mr. Mudd earned his law degree in 2017 from New York University School of Law, cum laude, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Law & Business, as a judicial extern to the Honorable John A. Kronstadt in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research & Writing. Prior to practicing at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Mr. Mudd was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UCLA in 2012, magna cum laude, during which he also studied abroad at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
Mr. Mudd is a member of the State Bars of California and New York, and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Courts for the Central District of California and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
New York University - 2017 Juris Doctor
University of California - Los Angeles - 2012 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar