GILES JUDD has experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters. He has represented clients in class action defense, product defect disputes, business torts, consumer protection and finance disputes, and regulatory compliance issues in both state and federal courts. Giles has defended clients in breach of contract claims, RICO violations, and state consumer protection and unfair competition law violations.
Prior to joining Sidley, Giles served as an extern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California Appellate Division, where he assisted in preparing cases for review before the Ninth Circuit and supported the General Crimes team during trial. He also served as a law clerk with the Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender, assisting attorneys in all aspects of criminal procedure for felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases. Prior to law school, Giles served as a high school teacher at a Title I school in Metro Atlanta. Giles is also an accomplished composer and musician who has toured internationally.