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Dirk van Ausdall

Of Counsel

Dirk van Ausdall


  • University of Chicago, B.A., 1980

Law School

  • Tulane University, J.D., cum laude, 1983


  • 1985, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • 1986, Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • 1988, U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1992, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • Louisiana State and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Patent; Trademark; Copyright Law) Bar Associations (inactive)
  • State Bar of California


  • Order of the Coif
  • Member, Board of Editors, Tulane Law Review, 1981-1983
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Morey Sear, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1982-1983
  • Member: Alumni Board of Directors, University of Chicago, 1986-1989; University of Chicago Alumni Schools Committee, 1984-1989

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