Raj Trehan




  • Columbia Law School (J.D., 2014)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2008, Economics and Political Science) cum laude
  • Hon. Paul G. Gardephe, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • California

Rajan Trehan focuses his practice on high-stakes matters oriented towards trial. He has experience litigating contract, fraud, intellectual property, and class action disputes on behalf of a diverse array of corporate and individual clients, including several in the entertainment and media space. Mr. Trehan has earned clients’ trust by achieving noteworthy results in tough cases.

Mr. Trehan began his legal career at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, D.C., where he represented a top-tier technology company in industry-shaping class action litigation and helped conduct multistate and international internal investigations. During law school, Mr. Trehan served as an extern with the Queens District Attorney’s Office as well as a summer law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. He was also a notes editor for the Columbia Law Review and a James Kent Scholar.

Prior to law school, Mr. Trehan was an honors paralegal with the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition in Washington, D.C. He also worked to eradicate modern-day slavery as an intern with International Justice Mission in India.


Served as second chair at trial and obtained a unanimous defense jury verdict for Electronic Arts in a copyright dispute related to The Sims franchise.

Won dismissal at the demurrer stage of a majority of the claims alleged in a wrongful termination suit against the State Bar of California.

Represented Sumner M. Redstone in an elder abuse action to recover $150 million from former companions.

Representing multiple film studios in breach of contract and fraud actions.

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Secured a favorable settlement for a major apparel brand seeking protection of its valuable intellectual property.

Represented Lionsgate in a federal trademark infringement action concerning its Laugh Out Loud comedy joint venture.

Representing Freedom for Immigrants in a high-profile, closely watched case defending First Amendment rights and protecting a critical lifeline for persons in immigrant detention.