He represents clients in a wide range of technologies, including software, entertainment, videogames, on-demand services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Mr. Singla’s antitrust work includes representing clients in cases involving monopolization, horizontal and vertical conspiracies, sham petitioning, resale price maintenance and Robinson-Patman Act violations. He also has significant intellectual property experience in a range of areas including patent litigation, copyright, Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and trade secret claims.
Mr. Singla has a particular specialty in the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property, such as antitrust challenges to so-called reverse payment patent settlements, claims of sham patent litigation, technological tying and intellectual property defenses to antitrust claims.
Mr. Singla’s employment work focuses on representing technology companies such as Lyft, Angi, and Instacart in large, complex misclassification disputes that involve government investigations, government enforcement actions, and private plaintiff cases.
Mr. Singla has an active pro bono practice that has recently included the representation of more than a dozen families that were separated at the border during the prior administration, an appeal relating to federally mandated educational advisory boards for migrant workers, and a challenge to vehicle towing and impoundment policies that disproportionately affect poor people. He is a member of the board of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, including two years as chair of the board, and the board of governors of Public Advocates.
Mr. Singla received a B.S. with honors in Computer Science from Stanford University, where he was the first undergraduate to be awarded a teaching fellowship in the Computer Science department and spent four years as a teaching fellow. Mr. Singla then spent two years with McKinsey & Company’s Knowledge Management group in New York.
After receiving his law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, Mr. Singla clerked for Judge Alfred T. Goodwin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena and served as a research fellow at Stanford Law School’s Law, Science & Technology Program.