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Sean Howell is an associate in the firm's privacy, intellectual property, and antitrust groups. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a former journalist, and has published articles on the First Amendment, antitrust law, and data-privacy law.

Previous Experience

  • Communications and Operations Director, Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy (2010-2013)
  • Staff Writer, Embarcadero Media (2008-2010)
  • Jurisprudence Award (Berkeley Law): Contracts, Introduction to Intellectual Property, Silicon Valley Antitrust, Topics in Privacy Law, Written and Oral Advocacy
  • Prosser Prize (Berkeley Law): Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Property, Supreme Court Seminar