Dane P. Shikman is an attorney in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Mr. Shikman maintains a diverse practice focusing on complex civil litigation, jury trials, and appeals, across numerous subject areas including antitrust, technology, and employment law. He has argued and won favorable results for clients in state and federal trial courts, and represents clients on appeal in high stakes matters. In addition to litigation, Mr. Shikman’s experience includes government investigations of major technology companies, and he advises clients on regulatory and employment matters.
Mr. Shikman’s pro bono practice is very important to him. He has handled impact litigation matters, as well as individual representations ranging from post-conviction relief, immigration appeals, death penalty claims, factual innocence litigation, guardianship proceedings, and litigation involving artist rights. He has represented pro bono clients in the U.S. Supreme Court on multiple occasions, including at the merits and certiorari stages, and has argued and prevailed in a precedent-setting decision in the California Supreme Court.
Mr. Shikman attended The George Washington University Law School, where he served as the editor-in-chief of The George Washington Law Review, and interned for the U.S. Department of Justice, and the New York City Law Department. Prior to that, he obtained his B.S. in Foreign Policy from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, focusing on international politics. Before joining the firm, Mr. Shikman clerked for Judge David M. Ebel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Mr. Shikman is a proud native of San Francisco, where he and his wife Jessi, and dog Lincoln, live today.