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Tristan Morales


Tristan Morales is an associate in O'Melveny's Washington, DC office and a member of the Labor and Employment Practice.

Tristan counsels clients on labor-related litigation, arbitrations, and negotiations. This regularly involves representing airlines in matters arising under the Railway Labor Act. Tristan has also advised employers on employment issues, including those related to Title VII and social media.

Tristan has worked on a variety of investment regulatory matters, including transaction reviews involving the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, and the Defense Security Service. Tristan advised a leading international genomics organization on competition and national security matters in connection with an acquisition of a U.S. public company.

Other representative matters include advising on:
  • Regulatory compliance matters and opportunities for business innovation for companies impacted by policy reforms in health care and agriculture.
  • Regulatory and business practice impacts of budget sequestration.
  • Strategy related to patent and antitrust matters in connection with patent assertion entities.
  • Corporate crisis management.
  • Executive compensation.

Professional Activities

Extern, Honorable Wayne Andersen, Northern District of Illinois

University of Virginia, J.D.: Supreme Court Litigation Clinic; Finance of Small Enterprise Clinic; Order of the Coif

Northwestern University, B.A., Political Science and Communication Studies; National Debate Tournament Champion

California, District of Columbia