Practice areas


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (J.D., 2017), Northwestern University Law Review
  • University of Oxford (M.Phil., 2012)
  • Colgate University (B.A., History, 2010)

Conor Tucker is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP.

Mr. Tucker earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where he was elected Order of the Coif and served on the Articles Board of the Northwestern University Law Review. His research on the Defend Trade Secrets Act won the Raoul Berger Prize, awarded by faculty to the author of the best paper in the Senior Research Program. Mr. Tucker also represented two clients in federal criminal appeals through the Bluhm Legal Clinic.

During law school, Mr. Tucker externed in the chambers of the Honorable Ann Claire Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Mr. Tucker earned his M.Phil. in Modern British and European History from the University of Oxford. His research focused on political and military strategic decision-making in the British Empire. He received his B.A. summa cum laude in History from Colgate University, where he earned the Douglas K. Reading History Prize and received the Schupf Fellowship to the University of Oxford.

Mr. Tucker is a Governing Board Member of the New Leaders Council – Los Angeles. While in law school, Mr. Tucker served on the Associate Board of Chicago Scholars, where he co-chaired the development committee. Prior to law school, he worked as a political organizer in New Mexico and New Jersey.

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  • The DTSA's Federalism Problem: Federal Court Jurisdiction over Trade Secrets, Fordham Intell. Prop., Media & Ent. L.J. (Forthcoming 2017)
  • "The New Patent Venue Regime," The Intellectual Property Strategist (November 2017)
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Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2017