Michael Tubach

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Michael Tubach focuses on civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense. He represents companies and individuals in criminal, antitrust, securities, and class action disputes and internal investigations. His trial experience includes over 35 trials and 20 appellate arguments.

Michael is one of ten lawyers nationwide ranked “Band 1” in Antitrust by Chambers USA in 2018.  He is also recommended by numerous other legal-ranking guides in addition to Chambers USA, including Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer, and Best Lawyers in America, which quote sources who note that Michael is “an expert in white-collar litigation and antitrust and often represents clients in cases involving a combination of both areas, such as criminal cartel matters.”

Earlier editions of Chambers USA note Michael’s “deep and thorough understanding of antitrust law, which is coupled with a patient and proactive work ethic,” and his “reputation as a top-flight trial lawyer for criminal antitrust litigation and cartel work.”

For the past ten years, he has been named a Northern California “Super Lawyer” and a leader in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense in a survey published in San Francisco magazine.

In addition, Michael has served as managing partner of the Firm’s San Francisco office and as Chair of O’Melveny’s firmwide Pro Bono Committee. He previously served as President of the Bar Association of San Francisco in 2016.


  • Counsel for Leoni Wiring Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of automotive wire harnesses, in Department of Justice investigation and numerous related civil class actions
  • Counsel for a leading technology company in an antitrust class action relating to alleged agreements among seven companies not to cold-call each other’s employees
  • Counsel for Espar Inc. in a Department of Justice criminal investigation and related civil class actions regarding parking heaters in commercial vehicles
  • Counsel for Eberspaecher in class actions relating to alleged price-fixing in automotive exhaust systems
  • Counsel for Eberspaecher in class actions relating to alleged price-fixing in automotive exhaust systems
  • Counsel for MAHLE Behr in class actions relating to alleged price-fixing in automotive air conditioning systems
  • Counsel for Hill’s Pet Nutrition (a Colgate-Palmolive subsidiary) in class actions alleging price-fixing among manufacturers of pet foods
  • Counsel for AU Optronics with regard to its antitrust compliance program following its conviction for price-fixing
  • Counsel for SK hynix Inc. in industry-wide criminal antitrust investigations and numerous related civil actions into the Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), Static Random Access Memory (SRAM), and Flash markets
  • Counsel for eBay in purported class action by sellers alleging monopolization and attempted monopolization related to the online auction and online payment business
  • Counsel for Hertz Corporation in antitrust class actions relating to the California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC)
  • Counsel for a microwave telecommunications company in an internal investigation relating to a former employee’s alleged bribery
  • Counsel for DeGussa Corp. (now Evonik) in criminal antitrust investigations and related civil actions
  • Counsel for Super Micro Computer, Inc. in criminal investigation relating to export of computer components to Iran
  • Counsel to a nonferrous metals producer in an investigation by the Department of Justice into potential antitrust violations; investigation closed with no charges filed
  • Counsel to private company relating to export control issues involving goods manufactured in China
  • Counsel for individual in criminal matter involving trans-shipment of U.S. goods through Hong Kong to Iran
  • Counsel for individuals in multiple criminal antitrust investigations
  • Counsel for Chemtura Corporation (formerly Crompton) in various federal and state civil actions alleging price-fixing across an array of chemical products
  • Counsel for Honeywell International, Inc. in antitrust class action alleging monopolization in certain alleged thermostat markets
  • Counsel for Capital One Financial Corporation in purported class action alleging conspiracy to fix over-limit and late payment fees
  • Counsel for Special Committee of Board of Directors of Mercury Interactive relating to dating of stock options
  • Counsel for Ford Motor Company in multiple consumer class actions, including Chamberlan v. Ford Motor Company, brought on behalf of 90,000 California owners of Ford vehicles alleging certain defects
  • Counsel for several former CEOs of public companies in various criminal actions, SEC enforcement actions, securities class actions, and derivative actions
  • Counsel for Golf Trust of America in fraud and breach of contract arbitration, resulting in $6.7 million award in favor of client
  • Counsel for former Young Presidents Organization member in criminal and SEC enforcement action, resulting in dismissal of insider trading charges
  • Counsel for a leading technology company in derivative litigation relating to High-Tech Recruiting and eBooks antitrust actions
  • Counsel in multiple internal investigations representing companies and individuals

Corporate & Government Experience:

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Washington, D.C. (1991-97)


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • US District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
  • US District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • US Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth, and Ninth Circuits
  • US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia


  • University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 1989: Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, California Law Review
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1985: with distinction


  • Honorable Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit (1989-90)


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