Bambo Obaro

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Bambo Obaro is a Partner in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice and a member of Weil’s Trade Secrets Taskforce. Bambo has over a decade of experience litigating complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts around the country.

A rising litigation star who was named by Benchmark Litigation to its “40 & Under Hot List,” selected as one of the Daily Journal’s 2020 Top 40 Under 40 in recognition of his expertise in high-stakes litigation and by Legal 500 as a Recommended Lawyer for Trade Secrets, Bambo focuses much of his practice on employee mobility and trade secrets related issues, including advising clients on non-compete agreements, developing programs for protecting trade secrets and managing risks, and litigating trade secret disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Bambo also has significant experience obtaining and defending against emergency remedies such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions to address trade secret misappropriation.

Bambo is actively engaged in public service and providing pro bono assistance. He currently serves as Co-Chair for the Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Council. Bambo is also actively involved in the ABA and serves as Co-Chair of the Litigation Management Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Litigation Corporate Counsel Committee and served as Co-Chair of the ABA’s 2020 Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar. He currently serves on the Executive Board for the Federal Bar Association’s Northern District of California Chapter and on the Board of Larkin Street Youth Services.

At Weil, Bambo is a member of the Firm’s Professional Development Committee, and dedicates a significant portion of his practice to the Firm’s pro bono efforts, including serving as a member of the Silicon Valley Office’s Pro Bono Committee.  

Bambo received his J.D., cum laude, from University of San Francisco, and his B.A. from McMaster University.