Jeffrey Reeves

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Jeffrey H. Reeves is the Partner-in-Charge of the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.  His practice focuses on complex business disputes, sports law and class actions at the trial court level and in ADR settings.  Mr. Reeves is an experienced trial lawyer and represents companies from the sports, apparel, life sciences, technology, and entertainment industries in business and tort cases, including handling high-profile endorsement contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation cases, and data breach and securities fraud class actions.  Mr. Reeves is a member of the firm’s Class Actions; Sports Law; Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Consumer Protection; Intellectual Property; and Life Sciences Practice Groups.

Among his recent matters, Mr. Reeves was part of the defense team that won summary judgment on behalf of Nike in a lawsuit filed by Oakley against golfer Rory McIlroy and Nike following Mr. McIlroy’s decision to sign an endorsement contract with Nike, ending his relationship with Oakley.  Mr. Reeves is also lead counsel for St. Joseph Health System and its affiliated hospitals in a number of different data privacy breach class actions pending in different courts in California in which plaintiffs assert violations of the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act and Consumer Records Act, as well as other state law claims.  In 2012, Mr. Reeves was honored with the Anti-Defamation League’s Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award that the Orange County Chapter of the ADL has bestowed each year since 1993 on attorneys who make outstanding contributions to the legal profession and to the community.  He was again named to Southern California Super Lawyers in 2013, and was selected by the Southern California legal community for the 2013 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®.