Brian Rocca focuses on antitrust and complex commercial litigation. He also serves as the co-chair of Bingham's e-discovery practice. He was recognized by Super Lawyers magazine from 2009-2011 as a "Rising Star" in the area of antitrust litigation.
In the antitrust field, Brian has worked on high-stakes litigation in both civil and criminal contexts, and in a wide range of industries, including networking equipment, MP3 technology, electronic memory, wireless technology, microprocessors, freight forwarding, copier and printer sales and services, and medical products and staffing. Brian regularly advises clients in connection with governmental antitrust investigations and also provides counseling to a prominent trade association relating to alcohol distribution issues.
Brian has litigated numerous complex civil and appellate litigation matters, including class actions, breach of contract, fraud and other competition matters. Brian also handles a wide array of matters for beverage distributors related to brand rights, supplier disputes and regulatory compliance.
Brian has significant trial experience - he served as an assistant district attorney in the Trial Unit of the San Francisco District Attorney's Office in 2007-08 and as lead counsel in a federal civil rights trial in 2005. He also advises clients on cutting-edge electronic discovery and document retention issues, and has litigated several high-profile electronic discovery disputes.
Brian is a long-standing member of the firm's Northern California Regional Hiring Committee, and he also serves as a Workflow Coordinator for litigation associates in Northern California.
AWARDS AND HONORS
- Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star (2009-2011)
- American Bar Association (Litigation and Antitrust Sections)
- Bar Association of San Francisco
- Admitted to practice in California
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor (2002)
- University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts (1999)