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Adam Lauridsen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-773-6686
Fax: 415-397-7188
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed in California Since: 2006
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation, Antitrust Litigation, Business Litigation, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Adam Lauridsen is an attorney and partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP in San Francisco, California. Mr. Lauridsen handles antitrust, commercial, contract, intellectual property and professional liability matters, representing a wide range of clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. An accomplished trial attorney, he has had successful results in both state and federal courts. His clients have included major corporations and prominent individuals.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Lauridsen has received recognition and honors for his accomplishments in the legal profession. The Daily Journal included him on its “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” list in 2017, and the National Law Journal named him a “West Trailblazer” in 2021.

Mr. Lauridsen graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. He went on to receive a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Cambridge before obtaining his law degree from Harvard Law School. While in law school, he served as editor of the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review and belonged to the Board of Student Advisers.

Following law school, Mr. Lauridsen passed the California bar examination and became qualified to practice law before all California state courts. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP, he gained legal experience through federal clerkships. He spent one year as a clerk for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and another year clerking for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Lauridsen engages in pro bono work in criminal justice and immigration law. He also serves as a mock trial coach for the Bar Association of San Francisco.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 20%Antitrust Litigation
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Antitrust & Trade Litigation, Litigation


3 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

About Adam Lauridsen

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Ajzenman v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball 
  • EMC Corporation v. Pure Storage Inc. 
  • EMC Corporation v. Pure Storage Inc. 
  • Payne et al. v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball et al. 
  • Al-Mowafak et al. v. Trump et al. 
  • Michael E. Davis, et al. v. Electronic Arts Inc. 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Moderator, "Recent Developments Regarding Induced Infringement, Damages and Injunctive Relief," Patent Disputes for Corporate Counsel Forum 


  • West Trailblazer, National Law Journal, 2021
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University
  • Ames Moot Court Semi-Finalist, Best Oralist, 2004
  • Research Assistant for Professor Arthur Miller, Harvard Law School, 2003-2005
  • Editor, Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review, 2003-2005
  • Member, Board of Student Advisers, Harvard Law School, 2003-2005
  • Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015 and 2016
  • Law360 Rising Star, Sports, 2016
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Daily Journal, 2017
  • Law360 Rising Star, Sports, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Mock Trial Coach, Bar Association of San Francisco 

Educational Background

  • Cambridge University, M.Phil., 2002
  • Harvard University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001 
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Office Location for Adam Lauridsen

633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-773-6686

Fax: 415-397-7188

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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