Blake L. Osborn

Blake L. Osborn

Blake L. Osborn is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department.

Representative Experience

Blake represents clients in complex civil litigation in state, federal and appellate courts throughout the country, including class actions, business disputes, founder disputes, trade secrets, securities fraud claims, investment disputes, SEC enforcement actions and investigations, and white collar crime. He has an extensive background defending clients in a broad range of industries, including companies, officers, directors and individuals specializing in emerging technology, entertainment and media, software, autonomous technology, financial services, real estate, medical devices and education.

Selected representative matters include:

  • Represented leading self-driving tech startup in business dispute and related merger and acquisition
  • Represented leading media and digital video recording company in business dispute
  • Represented owner and chairman of a leading entertainment and media company in corporate governance litigation
  • Represented major software and hardware company in issues related to a patent-infringement trial
  • Represented emerging electronic commerce company in business dispute
  • Represented educational startup company in business dispute
  • Represented foreign company in trade secrets litigation
  • Represented major software company in shareholder derivative action in Delaware
  • Conducted internal investigation on behalf of public entity concerning potential violations of whistleblower protection act and allegations of misconduct
  • Represented international trust entities and Singapore-based public company in action alleging alter ego and RICO liability
  • Represented former President and COO of Countrywide Financial Corp. in connection with various federal and state securities lawsuits
  • Represented founder and CEO of United Kingdom-based automobile service and repair business in shareholder litigation
  • Represented Big Four accounting firm in state court litigation stemming from the Madoff fraud
  • Represented city employee in connection with SEC action over alleged misstatements in connection with the issuance of municipal bonds
  • Represented mobile device company in connection with securities shareholder class action and derivative action
  • Represented medical device company in connection with shareholder class action alleging violations of securities fraud
  • Represented global venture investor in various business litigation disputes

Industries

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Emerging Technology Litigation
  • Trade Secrets
  • Media & Entertainment
  • White Collar and Investigations
  • Securities Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation

Education

  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 2010
  • Davidson College, B.A. in Economics, 2007

Admitted

  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division Committee, Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Honors and Awards

  • Speaker, United States District Court for the Central District of California Luncheon Honoring Pro Bono Attorneys, May 11, 2017, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Regional Champion, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2010 American Bar Association Moot Court Competition
  • Note and Comments Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review
  • St. Thomas More Law Honor Society