John M. Houkom, Esq. is a senior associate at QLG. Mr. Houkom has experience representing a broad range of companies and individuals in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, real estate, unfair competition, employment law, and appellate procedure. He has frequently appeared in state and federal courts, arbitrations and mediations, and has extensive experience with all aspects of civil litigation, including motion practice, taking and defending depositions, written discovery, expert discovery, and trial practice.
Mr. Houkom received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was member of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. Mr. Houkom also received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley. At Berkeley, Mr. Houkom was a member of the Order of the Golden Bear Honor Society.
Mr. Houkom is a member of the State Bar of California and admitted to practice before all California courts and U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of California.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Antitrust & Unfair Competition
Business and Commercial
Domain Name Disputes
Internet & E-commerce
Recent Seminars Taught:
Architectural Copyright Protection, National Organization of Minority Architects, San Francisco Chapter, January 23, 2006
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California, 1999 Juris Doctorate; Member, Berkeley Journal of International Law
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1994 Bachelor of Arts, Order of the Golden Bear Honor Society
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
California Bar Association, Litigation Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:
Associate, Ervin, Cohen & Jessup LLP, Beverly Hills, California
Associate, Bryan Cave LLP, Santa Monica, California
Associate, Dewey Ballantine LLP, Los Angeles, California
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