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Speas, Dakota

Dakota Speas

Associate

dakotaspeas@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 213 443 3687, Direct Fax: +1 213 443 3100
Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 443 3000 Fax: +1 213 443 3100

Dakota Speas is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Los Angeles office.  Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Dakota served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  While in law school, Dakota worked as a technical editor for the California Lawyers Association.  In addition, he supported multiple professors in his capacity as a teaching assistant and a legal writing fellow.

  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law
    (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2018)
  • University of California, San Diego
    (B.A., Political Science and International Relations, summa cum laude, 2015)
    • Provost Scholar
The State Bar of California
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez:
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2018-2019