Staff & Board

Armen Nercessian

Armen Nercessian joined PILP’s Board in 2019 and is a senior litigation associate at Fenwick & West LLP. He maintains an active pro bono docket in addition to regularly counseling and representing technology and gaming clients on a variety of copyright, trademark, and trade secret suits, as well as complex consumer class actions. In 2017, together with Stanford Community Law Clinic, the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, and PILP, he defeated an attempt by the California Apartment Association and institutional landlords to block implementation of the City of Mountain View’s ballot measure on rent stabilization. He has also participated in Southern Poverty Law Center’s Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative and helped a veteran receive benefits from the VA in partnership with Swords to Plowshares.

He received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2012 (Order of Barristers) and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Drama from Tufts University in 2005 (Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu). While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and served as a law clerk for the Orleans Public Defenders office.