Jenner & Block

Jeffrey A. Atteberry has extensive experience litigating complex matters in federal and state courts.  His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including disputes involving misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract, copyright infringement and securities regulation.  Dr. Atteberry also has significant experiences in conducting internal investigations and advising companies on privacy compliance issues.  Understanding that litigation is a business problem requiring a legal solution, he partners with his clients to minimize business and reputational disruptions while working efficiently to resolve their legal challenges.

Dr. Atteberry is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and its Complex Commercial Litigation practice group.  His practice is situated at the intersection of technology, trade secrets and privacy.  He represents clients across a broad range of industries, including Internet commerce, FinTech, software development, advertising, solar energy, finance, construction, and manufacturing.  He also advises and represents clients in connection with laws and regulations applicable to marketplace lenders.  An active member of multiple trial teams, he played a prominent role in litigating a significant trade secret case in state court, which ended on the opening day of trial with a favorable settlement for his client.  He also served as a lead associate in a number of high-profile matters related to residential mortgage-backed securities, which resulted in a 10-figure settlement for his client; and he played a significant role securing a complete victory in one of the leading Ninth Circuit cases under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Dr. Atteberry maintains an active pro bono practice, representing plaintiffs at trial in federal civil rights cases.  He is an active member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and he serves on the firm’s Pro Bono and Hiring Committees.

Dr. Atteberry received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Before becoming a lawyer, he taught courses in the humanities at the University of California, Irvine, where he received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Critical Theory.