Mr. Degen represents clients in litigation before state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. His litigation experience includes commercial disputes, insurance coverage disputes, intellectual property disputes, antitrust disputes, and data privacy disputes.
Prior to joining Shartsis, Mr. Degen litigated for and advised clients at Farella Braun + Martel LLP. During law school, he worked as a research assistant to Professor Pamela Samuelsson—studying software copyright—and visiting Professor Amnon Reichman—studying First Amendment history. As a clinical student at the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, he represented clients in a Copyright Office rulemaking proceeding and in an amicus brief to the Supreme Court.
Before his legal career, Mr. Degen worked as a data analytics consultant first for Fortune 500 companies to measure incremental performance of business initiatives, and then for statewide political campaigns and national nonprofits to measure fundraising and advertising performance.