MITCHELL SANTOS is an associate in Sidley’s office in Los Angeles, and a member of the firm’s IP Litigation practice.
Mitchell earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was an articles editor for the Harvard Latinx Law Review and a student attorney for the Cyberlaw Clinic. During law school, Mitchell was a Teaching Fellow under Professors William Fisher and Ruth Okediji for CopyrightX, a distance learning, internationally taught course hosted in partnership with HarvardX, and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Mitchell continues to volunteer in that capacity.
Mitchell has served as a legal intern for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), where he worked on matters related to equal protection, voting rights, and immigrant rights. While in law school, Mitchell also volunteered as an Admissions Fellow for the Harvard Law Admissions Office, working to recruit and support a more diverse and inclusive student body.
Prior to law school, Mitchell worked as an Entertainment & IP Litigation project assistant. He received his B.A. summa cum laude, in Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.