His litigation practice encompasses a wide array of high-stakes matters, with a particular focus on antitrust disputes and disputes involving the media and entertainment industries. Mr. Olasa has litigated cases before federal and state courts, arbitral tribunals, and administrative agencies. He has experience with matters at every stage of litigation, from developing a pre-litigation strategy to writing dispositive motions, and from taking and defending depositions to examining witnesses at trial.
Mr. Olasa also counsels clients in the entertainment and media industries on antitrust issues.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Olasa served as a law clerk to Judge Sandra Ikuta of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Judge A. Howard Matz of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Olasa received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an articles editor for the California Law Review as well as the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. He received his B.S. in computer science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Olasa worked as a software engineer.