Adam K. Lloyd

Adam K. Lloyd

Associate, Litigation

Bio

Adam K. Lloyd represents a wide range of clients in complex civil litigation disputes in both trial and appellate courts at the federal and state level, including intellectual property litigation, antitrust matters and consumer class actions.

Mr. Lloyd’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Boardriders, Inc., Oaktree Capital Group, LLC and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in obtaining complete dismissal of trademark, antitrust and unfair competition claims seeking $1 billion in damages, all profits since 2016 and injunctive relief;
  • Christie’s, Inc. in a briefing before the Ninth Circuit affirming the dismissal of a putative class action by convincing the court to hold that the California Resale Royalties Act was preempted by the federal Copyright Act of 1976;
  • Head USA, Inc. in its successful defense of claims by Bode Miller and Bomber, LLC seeking to invalidate Head’s sponsorship agreements with high-profile athletes on the grounds that the agreements unfairly restrained trade. The district court granted Head’s motion to dismiss all of the plaintiffs’ claims;
  • Snap Inc. and its executives in arbitration against wrongful termination and whistleblower claims seeking at least $10 million;
  • Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. in defense of $360 million in claims by the litigation trustee for Core Media, Inc.;
  • an international cosmetics company in defense of a putative nationwide consumer class action regarding alleged labeling misrepresentations;
  • a leading beverage company regarding class action risk assessments of the nature and content of advertising statements; and
  • an action sports and lifestyle company in a breach of contract action brought by a vendor.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., UCLA School Of Law, 2015 (Order of the Coif; Senior Editor, UCLA Law Review; Supreme Court Clinic; Michael T. Masin Scholar)
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2012 (summa cum laude)

Admissions

  • California

Experience

Law Clerk, Hon. Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2015-2016)

Adam K. Lloyd