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Justin Beck
Justin Beck
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation

Justin Beck

Justin Beck

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Justin Beck

Experience Highlights

  • Defended one of Northern California’s largest hospital systems in a multi-billion dollar antitrust suit involving tying and market leveraging claims

  • Defended the corporate owner of an international cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform in multiple lawsuits alleging violations of the Commodity Exchange Act, RICO, various California state statutory and common law claims, and breach of an investment contract

  • Defended two venture capital firms in suits related to the alleged misconduct of an investment company

  • Defended the country’s largest credit reporting agency against various CLRA actions in federal district court and the Ninth Circuit

  • Defended a German multinational software corporation against antitrust and trade secret misappropriation claims by obtaining an order excluding the other party’s expert witness under Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals

  • Assisted in successfully mounting a First Amendment defense for an American mass media organization sued for allegedly misreporting on the coronavirus pandemic

  • Assisted a French biotechnology company in obtaining relief in an international arbitration for the theft of its trade secrets by a large multinational pharmaceutical

  • Assisted in defending an American paint manufacturing and distributing company from claims arising out of a contract dispute

  • Examined witnesses, delivered closing argument, and secured a favorable judgment for a petitioner in a federal child abduction case after a full trial on the merits

  • Argued and obtained a published reversal from the Ninth Circuit for an ADA plaintiff

  • Argued and obtained a reversal from the Ninth Circuit for a Section 1983 plaintiff

  • Assisted in obtaining a favorable settlement for a civil rights claimant in an appeal before the Seventh Circuit

  • Assisted in obtaining asylum for a Salvadoran mother and daughter fleeing gang persecution


  • Pepperdine University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
  • Pepperdine University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2013
  • Law Clerk to Judge Carlos T. Bea, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2017–2018)
  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge W. Keith Watkins, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama (2016–2017)
  • Extern to Judge Sandra S. Ikuta, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Fall 2014)
  • Texas
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas