Michael A. Naranjo: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Michael A. Naranjo

Senior Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Trade Secret Noncompete Litigation
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
University University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science, 1995
Law SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2002 Articles Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
Admitted2002, California and Wisconsin

Michael A. Naranjo is senior counsel and a litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Naranjo represents corporate clients in all aspects of complex business litigation and counseling. He is a member of the firm's Antitrust and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practices.

Mr. Naranjo has developed extensive experience in the field of antitrust law and represents clients with respect to civil antitrust litigation, defense of government antitrust investigations, and counseling relating to compliance with state and federal antitrust laws. Mr. Naranjo also possesses significant experience concerning unfair competition law, including counseling and litigation pursuant to California's Business and Professions Code section 17200.

In addition to the areas of antitrust and unfair competition, Mr. Naranjo also represents clients with respect to intellectual property litigation and counseling. Mr. Naranjo's work in the area of intellectual property emphasizes trade secret litigation, counseling concerning the protection of trade secrets and protection against employee raiding, and counseling and litigation pertaining to intellectual property licensing.

Mr. Naranjo has also developed substantive experience in emerging areas of litigation. For example, Mr. Naranjo works with commercial clients concerning privacy issues, computer fraud and abuse, and the enforcement of state and federal consumer protection laws in the context of online commerce.

Mr. Naranjo's other representative engagements include litigation concerning reinsurance and risk sharing agreements, partnership dissolution and breach of fiduciary duty, insurance coverage, real estate transactions, and securities class actions and other shareholder claims. In addition to litigation at the trial court level, Mr. Naranjo has also briefed and argued several cases before the state and federal appellate courts.


Recently, Mr. Naranjo co-authored the article, "FTAIA Analysis: 7th Circ. Vs. 2nd Circ.," Law360 (August 5, 2014).


Mr. Naranjo was selected for inclusion in the 2009-2010 and 2012-2013 Northern California Super Lawyers-Rising Stars® lists for his antitrust litigation work.


Mr. Naranjo is a 1995 graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2002. While in law school, Mr. Naranjo was an articles editor for the Wisconsin Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Board, a representative to the Student Bar Association, and a teaching assistant for the legal writing program.


Mr. Naranjo has been admitted to the state bars of California and Wisconsin.


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Protection Against Foreign Anticompetitive Automotive Supply Chain Practices Affecting U.S. Activities
Francis J. Burke,Michael A. Naranjo, August 5, 2014
Automotive industry participants may face increased costs and risk from wholly foreign anticompetitive activities far upstream in their global supply chain. Antitrust laws, like the Sherman Act, protect American markets from anticompetitive practices. But, under the Foreign Trade Antitrust...

Protection Against Foreign Anticompetitive Practices Affecting U.S. Activities
Francis J. Burke,Michael A. Naranjo, August 2, 2014
Antitrust laws, like the Sherman Act, protect American markets from anticompetitive practices. But, under the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA), American antitrust laws only reach foreign conduct in specific circumstances. For example, an anticompetitive act committed abroad must,...

Recent Cases Discuss U.S. Antitrust Issues in Global Supply Chains
Francis J. Burke,Michael A. Naranjo, August 2, 2014
Two recent court decisions examined the reach of U.S. antitrust laws to protect against injuries affecting global supply chains. The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act (FTAIA) limits the application of U.S. antitrust laws to foreign conduct unless the foreign conduct has (1) a direct,...
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Michael A. Naranjo

555 California Street, Suite 1700
San FranciscoCA 94104-1520


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