Theodore O’Reilly is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices with the firm’s Litigation Department, where he has focused on litigation management and e-discovery.
Mr. O’Reilly has substantial experience organizing and managing litigation efforts in a wide range of complex matters, including software implementation disputes, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, and trade secrets cases. In one matter, Mr. O’Reilly deposed PMQ witnesses and took the lead in briefing an e-discovery dispute that led to a court order directing plaintiff to turn over highly relevant email, documents, and a mirrored database. In another, Mr. O’Reilly successfully assisted a global client in minimizing damages from theft of trade secrets, driving motion practice to overcome Fifth Amendment objections.
Mr. O’Reilly has also demonstrated commitment to public interest and pro bono work, leading and winning a bench trial in a commercial lease dispute, drafting appellate briefs in a matter involving constitutional challenges to federal law, and winning recognition for his efforts representing unaccompanied minors seeking asylum.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. O’Reilly clerked for the Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before clerking, Mr. O’Reilly tried criminal cases for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
Mr. O’Reilly earned his law degree from the University of Southern California in 2009, and was elected Order of the Coif. At USC he participated in the Hale Moot Court program and was a board member of the Public Interest Law Foundation. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with Bachelor degrees in History and Political Science in 2006.
Mr. O’Reilly is admitted to practice law in the State of California.
University of Southern California - 2009 Juris Doctor
University of Wisconsin - 2006 Bachelor of Arts