Joseph Guzman


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Joe Guzman is a member of O’Melveny’s Litigation and White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations practices. Joe’s practice at O’Melveny involves complex civil litigation, government and corporate investigations, and regulatory matters. Joe has participated in numerous civil trials, criminal trials, and arbitrations. Joe maintains an active pro bono practice that includes impact class action litigation and appellate litigation.



Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • Columbia University, J.D.; Executive Submissions Editor, Columbia Human Rights Law Review
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., Philosophy, History

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Mary H. Murguia, US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Honorable John A. Mendez, US District Court, Eastern District of California


  • State Human Trafficking Laws: A New Tool to Fight Sexual Abuse of Farmworkers, 46 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. (April 2015)