Patrick S. McNally is a litigator in O’Melveny’s Century City office. Patrick primarily represents clients in the entertainment, sports, and media industries in complex litigation, including disputes regarding contracts, intellectual property rights, antitrust, and the First Amendment.
Patrick maintains an active pro bono practice, and currently represents a transgender Mexican immigrant in a petition for withholding of removal.
Prior to law school, Patrick lived in China for five years, where he worked with US and international companies on US-China trade policy matters.
- A major satellite radio broadcaster in high-profile lawsuits alleging purported “performance rights” in sound recordings made before 1972
- A major satellite radio broadcaster in a case addressing whether broadcasters have a First Amendment right to decline to air advertisements; obtained complete dismissal of all claims pursuant to California’s anti-SLAPP statute
- A major film studio in lawsuit alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract based on the production and distribution of critically acclaimed animated motion picture
- A legendary boxing promoter in an antitrust and unfair competition lawsuit against a famous boxing magnate; obtained a significant monetary settlement with structural relief for client
- The leading manufacturer of electric vehicles in litigation regarding its right to sell its vehicles directly to consumers
- US District Court, Central District of California
- University of California at Berkeley, J.D.
- Georgetown University, B.S., Foreign Service
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