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Josh Obear is a litigation associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the Firm’s Antitrust and Competition and Litigation Practice Groups.
Mr. Obear’s practice includes evaluating and defending antitrust enforcement and consumer protection actions from both government regulators and private plaintiffs. He regularly assesses risks and advises clients on developments in competition law, including on novel theories of anticompetitive conduct and harm. Mr. Obear’s experience includes defending against complex direct purchaser and indirect purchaser antitrust class litigation under both federal and state competition laws.
Mr. Obear maintains an active pro bono practice in both immigration law and First Amendment law, including litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act challenging certain asylum and immigration restrictions. He also represents individual clients in asylum proceedings, removal proceedings, and in litigation against the federal government in connection with the 2018 family separation crisis.
Mr. Obear received his Juris Doctor in 2019 from Columbia Law School, where he was named a James Kent Scholar and served as an editor for the Columbia Business Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2015.
Mr. Obear is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Columbia University - 2019 Juris Doctor
University of California - Los Angeles - 2015 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar