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Quinn Emanuel Partner Sean Pak Named to the American College of Trial Lawyers

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Quinn Emanuel is proud to announce that Sean Pak, a Partner in our San Francisco office, Co-Chair of the firm’s National Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, and founding member of its AI Practice Group, has become a Fellow in The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the leading legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony took place during the ACTL’s recent Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
The College, established in 1950, is comprised of the top trial lawyers from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Fellowship in the college is extended by invitation only to experienced trial lawyers from diverse backgrounds who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality. Lawyers must have at least 15 years of trial experience before they can be considered. Moreover, the College's membership cannot exceed 1% of the total lawyer population of any state or province.
In 2023, Sean and his team were recognized by the American Lawyer as “Litigators of the Week” for their work on the Sonos v. Google trial, resulting in a complete defense win for Google. During the same year, Sean was lead counsel for Samsung Electronics in the Evolved Wireless v. Samsung trial in Marshall, Texas, in which Sean and his team obtained a complete defense verdict. And in 2022, Sean’s work as lead counsel in The Hillman Group v. KeyMe trial was featured as one of two cases by Law360 in recognizing the firm with its “Trials Group of the Year” award. As noted by Chambers USA, “he has all of the trial skills you’d hope for, an unusually deep technical background and is one of the best at jumping into the subject matter and coming up with creative solutions.”
Prior to his legal career, Sean received his B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, and worked as an engineer at Intel Corporation and the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.