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Brook Dooley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-391-5400
Fax: 415-397-7188
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed in California Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense, Intellectual Property, Securities & Corporate Finance
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brook Dooley is a partner with the law firm of Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP in San Francisco, California. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 18 years of total legal experience, Mr. Dooley provides invaluable counsel, advocacy and support to clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Consumer and class actions

·       Contracts and commercial transactions

·       Intellectual property

·       Pro bono services

·       Professional liability defense

·       Securities matters

·       White collar criminal defense

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Dooley has successfully handled numerous complex civil litigation matters. He has served as counsel to a wide range of individuals and businesses, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and unwavering dedication to those he serves. He has also become known for his commitment to helping his clients achieve their goals and the positive results they seek efficiently and cost-effectively.

Along with civil litigation and commercial transactions, Mr. Dooley has also represented the rights and interests of individuals, companies and others who faced an investigation by the Department of Justice and other federal agencies. He has successfully tried dozens of cases in state and federal courts, and he has extensive experience with arbitrations.

Honored for his remarkable professionalism and service, Mr. Dooley has earned consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in his region. He has also received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1996 graduate of the University of Chicago, Mr. Dooley obtained his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, in 2003, graduating Order of the Coif. He is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Bar Association of San Francisco, and the American Bar Association's Business Law, Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections. He also serves on the board of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Intellectual Property
  • 10%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

Intellectual Property Law, Securities Law

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

About Brook Dooley

First Admitted: 2004

Professional Webpage: https://www.keker.com/Lawyers/Dooley-Brook

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Securities and Exchange Commission v. Former Chief Executive Officer
  • Plaintiffs v. Technology Company
  • Plaintiff v. Software Company
  • Technology Company v. Internet Search Engine
  • United States v. Lawyer
  • United States v. Attorney
  • United States v. Former Chief Executive Officer
  • United States v. Executive
  • State of New York v. Intel Corp.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission v. Executive

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Associate editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • "Trends in White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement," Bar Association of San Francisco, 2013
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2012 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2013
  • "Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933: Unanswered Questions," Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report, co-authored with Matan Shacham, 2013
  • "Securities Enforcement: 2013 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2014, co-authored with Matan Shacham
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2013 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2014, co-authored with Eric MacMichael and Andrew Dawson
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2014 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2015, co-authored with Eric MacMichael
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement," Bar Association of San Francisco, 2015
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2015 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2016, co-authored with Eric MacMichael and Nick Goldberg
  • "2015 in Review: Securities Enforcement," Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law & Accountability Report, 2016, co-authored with Eric MacMichael and Julia Choe
  • "Official Acts and McDonnell v. United States,” Westlaw Journal’s White-Collar Crime, 2016
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2016 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2017, co-authored with Eric MacMichael and Nick Goldberg
  • "White Collar Crime and Securities Enforcement: 2017 in Review," Bloomberg BNA White Collar Crime Report, 2018, co-authored with Eric MacMichael, Nicholas Goldberg, and Cecily Harris
  • White Collar Cases and Trends to Watch at High Court, Law360, 2019, co-authored with Cody Gray.
  • Reviewing 2019's White Collar Cases And Controversies, Law360, 2020, co-authored with Eric MacMichael, Nick Goldberg, and Cecily Harris.
  • Top White-Collar Criminal Trends of 2019, Daily Journal, 2020

Honors/Awards

  • Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2012-2014
  • Order of the Coif, Georgetown University Law Center

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association, Business Law, Criminal Justice, and Litigation Sections
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Trustees, St. Paul’s Episcopal School
  • Board of Directors, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Educational Background

  • University of Chicago, A.B., 1996
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Office Location for Brook Dooley

633 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-391-5400

Fax: 415-397-7188

Last Updated: 2/17/2022

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