Ladra, Michael A.

Michael A. Ladra

Retired Partner

Michael A. Ladra retired from the partnership in March 2014.

Mr. Ladra was a litigation partner in the Silicon Valley office and a former member of the Intellectual Property Practice.  He has more than 30 years of experience as a patent litigator and trial lawyer. He has litigated more than 50 patent cases and tried more than a dozen cases throughout the country and before the International Trade Commission. 

  • Mr. Ladra served on the 2013 Law360 Intellectual Property Editorial Advisory Board.
  • Mr. Ladra served as lecturer on the topic of Trade Secrets and Employee Departure Issues at the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (1992-2002).


  • JD, Hastings College of the Law, 1974
  • BA in Philosophy, Princeton University, 1971