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Profiles of Lexis Practice Advisor Journal™ Advisory Board Members - Candace Choh & James G. Gatto

June 03, 2016 (2 min read)

Candace Choh: Partner, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP

CANDICE CHOH IS A PARTNER AT Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Los Angeles. She is in the firm’s Corporate Transactions practice group and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters.

Candice has represented both public and private companies as well as private equity funds in domestic and international business combination transactions across a wide variety of industries, and has also represented private equity funds in numerous fund formation transactions. She currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Business and Corporations Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Ms. Choh received her J.D from the University of Southern California Law School where she was selected for the Order of the Coif. She was Senior Editor on the Southern California Law Review. Ms. Choh. She received her B.A from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Choh is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Professional Development Committee, Associate Compensation Committee, and Diversity Committee. She is licensed to practice in California.

James G. Gatto: Partner, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

JIM GATTO IS A PARTNER IN THE Intellectual Property Practice Group in Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton’s Washington, D.C., office. Jim is Co-leader of the Social Media and Games Team and is leader of the Open Source Team. Jim leverages his unique combination of over 30 years of IP experience, business insights, and attention to technology trends to help companies develop IP and other legal strategies that are aligned with their business objectives. His practice focuses on intellectual property, Internet, and technology law, and related regulatory issues, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and open source. Jim advises clients of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, on key legal and business issues relating to the use of social media, video games, social games and online gambling, contests and sweepstakes, fantasy sports, eSports, virtual currency and goods, social networks, virtual worlds, virtual reality, augmented reality, usergenerated content, location-based services, and gamification.

Mr. Gatto received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College. He has practiced with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He was an Adjunct Professor in the MBA program at John Hopkins University.

Mr. Gatto is active in the American Bar Association, where he has served as vicechair of the Virtual Worlds and Multi-User Online Games Committee of the Section of Science & Technology Law, a member of the Patent, Trademark and Copyright Committee, a member of the Section of Intellectual Property Law—Special Committee on Computer Gaming, and as chair of the Young Lawyers Division’s Trademark & Copyright Section. He has also served as chair of the Social Media & Games Committee of the International Technology Law Association. He is past president of the Patent Lawyers Club of Washington, was a member of the Board of Trustees and secretary of the Software Patent Institute, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Patent and Trademark Office Society.