Yoseph Desta is an associate who represents clients in several complex litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Desta was a law clerk for Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar for the Supreme Court of California and the Honorable Harris L Hartz for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He was also a summer associate for a law firm in Los Angeles and a legal intern for X (formerly “Google X”). Mr. Desta also served as an associate consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco in which he conducted primary and secondary research, performed due diligence analysis, led client workshops, and drafted and presented materials for corporate and nonprofit strategy projects.

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2019

      cum laude Editor and Strategy and Oversight Chair, Harvard Law Review
    • BAH, Political Science, Stanford University, 2014

    • BA, Human Biology, Stanford University, 2014

  • Admissions

    • California

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Supreme Court of California, 2020 - 2021

    • The Hon. Harris L Hartz, US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2019 - 2020

* Admitted to practice only in California. Supervised by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.

Credentials

* Admitted to practice only in California. Supervised by members of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.