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Matan Shacham defends individuals and businesses in high-stakes, complex civil litigation. He helps his clients solve their most difficult legal problems and manage risk through all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal.

Mr. Shacham has extensive experience litigating cases involving a wide range of subject-areas—including securities, professional liability, intellectual property, antitrust, and commercial disputes—in state and federal courts across the country. He has defended executives and directors in securities cases and other complicated business disputes. He has represented some of the country’s top technology companies in antitrust, patent, and trade secret litigation. He has defended prominent law firms sued for legal malpractice. He has also successfully litigated appeals before the California Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit, and the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Shacham has an active pro bono practice, focusing on civil rights issues. He serves on the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Intellectual Property Section, and he previously served as Chair of the Civil Rights Committee for the Anti-Defamation League’s Central-Pacific Region.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shacham clerked for the Hon. Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Matan Shacham defends individuals and businesses in high-stakes, complex civil litigation. He helps his clients solve their most difficult legal problems and manage risk through all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal.

Mr. Shacham has extensive experience litigating cases involving a wide range of subject-areas—including securities, professional liability, intellectual property, antitrust, and commercial disputes—in state and federal courts across the country. He has defended executives and directors in securities cases and other complicated business disputes. He has represented some of the country’s top technology companies in antitrust, patent, and trade secret litigation. He has defended prominent law firms sued for legal malpractice. He has also successfully litigated appeals before the California Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit, and the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Shacham has an active pro bono practice, focusing on civil rights issues. He serves on the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Intellectual Property Section, and he previously served as Chair of the Civil Rights Committee for the Anti-Defamation League’s Central-Pacific Region.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shacham clerked for the Hon. Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Hot Topics in Patent Litigation

November 29, 2017

A panel of leading in-house and outside counsel litigators will discuss hot topics in IP litigation, including Section 101 and other recent developments. Read more

Keker & Van Nest Elevates Two Attorneys to Partner

12/19/2016

Cody Harris and Matan Shacham will officially join the partnership on January 1, 2017. Read more

IP BYTES: Hot Topics in Privacy Law

07/28/2016

Matan Shacham and his fellow panelists will cover cutting-edge issues in privacy law. Read more

White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement

03/02/2015

Brook Dooley, Eric MacMichael, Matan Shacham and Katherine Lovett will cover the significant cases of 2014 and their impact. Read more

Key Developments in Patent Law

10/10/2014

Matthias Kamber and Matan Shacham will present to the Bar Association of San Francisco's Barristers Club. Read more

How Your BA in English Can Help Your Patent Law Practice

07/11/2013

This Barristers event features Asim Bhansali as a panelist and Matan Shacham as the moderator. Read more

Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933: Unanswered Questions

07/08/2013

Brook Dooley and Matan Shacham provide an overview of Section 17(a), the key differences between Section 17(a) and Rule 10b-5, and significant unanswered questions regarding Section 17(a). Read more

Former Citigroup Manager Cleared in Mortgage Securities Case

07/31/2012

Keker & Van Nest defeats the SEC in this high-profile case. Read more

  • "Hot Topics in Patent Litigation," BASF, 2017
  • "Hot Topics in Privacy Law," BASF, 2016
  • "Key Developments in Patent Law," presented with Matthias Kamber, BASF Barristers Club, 2015
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement," Bar Association of San Francisco, 2015
  • "Key Developments in Patent Law," presented with Matthias Kamber, BASF Barristers Club, 2014
  • "Securities Enforcement: 2013 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2014, co-authored with Brook Dooley
  • "How Your BA in English Can Help Your Patent Law Practice," BASF Barristers Club, 2013
  • "Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933: Unanswered Questions," Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report, co-authored with Brook Dooley, 2013