Amanda A. Main

Partner

I am a passionate advocate for my clients and implement successful strategies to resolve disputes in and out of the courtroom

amain@cooley.com

Amanda Main represents clients in a wide variety of complex business disputes, including contract disputes, trade secret disputes, copyright and trademark infringement matters and class actions. She also conducts internal investigations and represents clients in Securities and Exchange Commission and other government investigations. 

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Experience

  • Facebook Kills 'Oculus' Trademark Suit 

  • Summary Judgment for Medical Device Company in Earn Out Dispute 

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law
    JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, 2008

  • University of Texas at Austin
    BA, Finance, minor in Philosophy
    McCombs School of Business Distinguished Scholar, 2005


Admissions & Credentials

California

Rankings & Accolades

    YWCA of Silicon Valley: Tribute to Women Award

Representative Matters

  • Successfully obtained early judgment for $30 million in milestone dispute.
  • Obtained dismissal of earn-out dispute for medical device company at summary judgment and secured multi-million dollar fee award.
  • On the brink of litigation, led team to successfully achieve no-cost resolution of direct competitor conflict involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference, and unfair competition. 
  • Secured complete victory for OculusVR, the world's leading virtual reality company, in trademark infringement lawsuit filed by video-streaming company Oculus.
  • Defended alcohol beverage company in high-profile trademark infringement lawsuit over beer trademark.
  • Defended numerous tech companies in investigations conducted by the Securities & Exchange Commission. 
  • Represented special committee of board of directors in connection with multiple internal investigations.
  • Negotiated successful resolution of dispute involving claims relating to corporate governance matters.
  • Secured early judgment for client in breach of contract dispute.
  • Negotiated pre-litigation settlement of contract dispute to avoid costly lawsuit.
  • Represented company in connection with a California attorney general investigation into an illegal lottery.
  • Obtained dismissal of lawsuit against investment fund for lack of personal jurisdiction.