Bay Area partner selected for shaping complex laws in the digital music industry and being a leader on emerging issues in copyright law, antitrust law, and the intersection between the two.
Andy Gass is an acclaimed antitrust and IP lawyer who represents technology companies in their highest-stakes disputes.
Mr. Gass is the architect of the firm’s decorated copyright practice and teaches a course titled “Copyright, Competition & Technology” at the UC Berkeley School of Law. He serves a wide range of clients, from early-stage startups to the largest companies in the world, as a trusted counselor and lead litigator. In that capacity, Mr. Gass has shaped the highest-profile, most cutting-edge issues in digital copyright law in the past decade, whether by resolving a matter behind the scenes, advocating in regulatory proceedings, or trying a case in US federal court. Leading legal and general publications, including the Financial Times, Billboard, and Chambers USA, have recognized Mr. Gass’ work for its pragmatism, efficiency, and quality.
Mr. Gass regularly writes and speaks on issues related to the legal rules that govern internet platforms, streaming services, and other topics. Before joining Latham, he was a law clerk to the late Honorable Stephen F. Williams on the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.