Securities Litigation
Business Litigation & Counseling
Consumer Litigation
Privacy & Data Protection
Retail, Consumer & Advertising


Rod Strickland is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, which he joined in 1992. He focuses primarily on consumer and securities class action defense and general commercial litigation for technology companies. Rod's practice includes cases involving allegations of false advertising, violations of consumer protection and privacy statutes, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, and securities fraud. Rod is the practice development leader of the firm's commercial litigation practice.

Rod is a member of the firm's Finance Committee, a former co-chair of the Associate Hiring Committee and Education Committee, and a former member of the Nominating Committee.

Rod is admitted to practice in California and before several United States district courts. He has represented clients in courts throughout California and in Arizona, Delaware, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

  • Align Technology
  • Autodesk
  • Expedia
  • The McClatchy Company
  • Netflix
  • Polycom
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1992
    Summa Cum Laude
  • B.A., History and English, University of Notre Dame, 1989
  • Recognized in the 2014 and 2015 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers
  • State Bar of California
  • Several U.S. District Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Contact Information

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-320-4857
Fax | 650-493-6811

Email | Rodney

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