- UCLA School of Law (J.D., 2011) Order of the Coif; Michael T. Masin scholar
- Brown University (B.A., Art-Semiotics, 2005) Magazine Editor and Op-Ed Columnist, The Brown Daily Herald; Arts Editor, The College Hill Independent.
Douglas Fretty is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP where he is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group.
Mr. Fretty earned his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2011 where he was a Michael T. Masin Scholar and selected Order of the Coif. While in law school, he worked as a Legal Intern at Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Prior to law school, Mr. Fretty founded a start-up Chinese instruction service. He earned his B.A. in Art-Semiotics from Brown University in 2005 where he was Magazine Editor and Op-Ed Columnist for The Brown Daily Herald and Arts Editor of The College Hill Independent.
Note: Both a License and a Sale: How To Reconcile Self-Replicating Technology with Patent Exhaustion, 5 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 1 (2011).
Face-Recognition Surveillance: A Moment of Truth for Fourth Amendment Rights in Public Places, 16 Va. J. L. & Tech. 430 (2011).
Bar & Court Admissions
- 2011, California