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  • Columbia Law School (J.D., 2017)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2013, English) cum laude
  • Hon. Madeline C. Arleo, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • California

Philip A. Mayer focuses on complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

While in law school, Mr. Mayer interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he researched and helped draft portions of an appellate brief, authored memoranda on medical fraud and cybercrime-related cases, and attended proffer sessions. He also served as a clerk with the Hennepin County Public Defender office in Minneapolis, where he assisted indigent defendants regarding the defense of property and evidentiary issues.

At Columbia Law School, Mr. Mayer served as a teaching assistant to Professor Elizabeth Scott, providing one-on-one assistance to students on a range of topics in property law. Additionally, he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a James Kent Scholar and served as managing editor of the Journal of Law and Social Problems.


Represent Palantir Technologies in a case involving misappropriation of trade secrets and other wrongful conduct.

Represent an entertainment company in a multimillion-dollar contract and fraud dispute with a fitness guru.

Represent a former Chief Scientific Officer in connection with a high-profile investigation by the Food and Drug Administration.

Represent biotech firm Sorrento Therapeutics as plaintiff in multiple litigations alleging a high profile business partner’s scheme to “catch and kill” Sorrento’s promising cancer drug, Cynviloq.

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Represented a global quick service restaurant corporation in a trade secret misappropriation arbitration against a former executive.