Aalok Sharma is a commercial litigation partner, based in the Los Angeles and Silicon Valley offices. Aalok also serves as Co-head of the Firm's Global Technology Industry Group.
Aalok has a national and international practice handling complex business disputes. He has extensive trial experience in federal and state courts and before arbitral tribunals. He represents clients throughout the world in high-stakes litigations in a variety of industries, with a particular focus on tech, internet and social media law. His practice includes cases involving complex international contract disputes, privacy and defamation, intermediary liability, data protection/privacy, trade secrets, unfair competition, and corporate governance disputes.
Aalok's work and courtroom success has earned him recognition as a leading lawyer in the legal community. He is recognized as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers in California" by leading California legal newspapers, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the San Francisco Daily Journal. And years before, those publications also recognized him as one of the "Top 20 Lawyers in California Under the Age of 40."
Some of Aalok's notable clients include Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Uber, Snap, Twitter, Line, PayPal, Bitreserve and Loop Industries.