About Ruben P. Ruiz, a Silicon Valley Lawyer

Ruben P. Ruizis the founder of the Law Offices of Ruben P. Ruiz PC. He started the firm to provide boutique litigation services to entrepreneurs, emerging growth, and middle market companies in the Silicon Valley and greater Bay Area.He represents clients in multiple industries solving complex litigation matters.

Mr. Ruiz has extensive experience in business and commercial litigation, and has represented clients in multimillion-dollar cases involving breach of commercial contracts and leases, breach of promissory notes, securities and investor fraud, shareholder /partnershipdisputes, and real estate disputes. He also represents clients in all matters involving trademarks including prosecution and litigation.

Mr. Ruiz has worked with domestic and foreign clients in a wide range of industries, including banking, real estate investmentand development, renewable energy and solar, mobile telephony, mobile phone re-manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, and internet commerce. Mr. Ruiz has extensive experience working with clients from Pacific Rim countries, including China and Vietnam.

Prior to running his own law firm, Mr. Ruiz worked at severalmultinational and regional law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area where he represented middle market and publically traded companies as a complex business litigation attorney.

Away from his law office, Ruben enjoys hiking aroundthe Santa Cruz Mountains and exploring the coast and local lakes in his kayak.


  • Juris Doctor, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • High Technology Law Certificate, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Master of Fine Arts, University of Oregon
  • Bachelor of Arts, Loyola Marymount University

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Easter District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association

Awards and Distinctions

  • Symposium Editor, Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Journal
  • Law Faculty Scholarship, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • J. William Fulbright Scholar, The Netherlands
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon
  • Walther and Nancy Kidd Tutorial Fellowship

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