Mr. Proctor, voted a Southern California Rising Star, has been a Quinn Emanuel partner since 2006. His practice focuses on complex, high-stakes trial-level litigation, particularly when involving copyrights, trademarks, trade-secrets or other intellectual property, or other types of business disputes including allegations of fraud, breach of contract, unfair competition, or antitrust or RICO violations. In addition to trial work, Mr. Proctor spends a substantial portion of his time on state and federal court appeals and recently obtained vacatur of a nine-figure judgment on appeal. Mr. Proctor has represented Samsung in its intellectual property disputes with Apple, Mattel in its legal battles with MGA, Snapchat in defending against partnership claims brought by an alleged co-founder, and other entities and individuals in prominent disputes nationwide.
Before joining Quinn Emanuel, Mr. Proctor graduated in the top 2% of his class from New York University School of Law, and clerked for the Hon. Charles P. Sifton, Chief Judge of the Eastern District of New York.