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  1. Antitrust & Trade Law: 50%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Arbitration: 30%
    21 years, 25 cases
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    23 years, 100 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    38 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($350-475/hour)

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Compton Antitrust Law Office

3 Franciscan Ridge
Portola Valley, CA, 94028


DCInactive 196805/24/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Super LawyerN/A2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2007
America's Top Business LawyersN/A2006
Top Ranking Competiton LawyerPractical Law Company Global Competition Handbook2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberCompton Antitrust Law Office2012 - Present
PartnerWilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.1980 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mediation Panel, Northern District of California Federal CourtMember2010 - Present
Santa Clara University High Technology Law InstituteMember, Advisory Board2002 - 2010
American Arbitration AssociationMember Large Complex Case Panel of Arbitrators2000 - Present
Law Foundation of Silicon ValleyBoard of Directors & Past President1990 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1988 - Present
Silicon Valley Bar AssociationMember1980 - 2004
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1974 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Corporate Finance MagazineWhat United States v. Oracle Says About High-Tech Merger Review in the U.S.2005
International Financial Law ReviewU.S. Review of Small Technology Mergers2002
BNA World Licensing ReportInternational Round Table on Antitrust and Intellectual Property in Standard Setting2002
International Business LawyerThe Changing U.S. View of Joint Ventures1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
United States Air Force AcademyInternational RelationsB.S.1965
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Berkeley Conference on Antitrust in the Technology EconomyIP Issues in the Antitrust Treatment of Mergers2005