• California Bar
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California


University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D. (2010)

Macalester College, B.A. (2007)

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Super Lawyers Northern California Rising Star
  • 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • University of San Francisco School of Law: Business Law Certificate

Camilo Artiga-Purcell’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, including antitrust, real estate, partnership, and contract disputes.  Mr. Artiga-Purcell has brought civil cases in state and federal court and before ADRS, JAMS, and FINRA.  His clients have included the victims of Ponzi schemes, California cities, injured partners and LLC members, venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 CEOs.  Mr. Artiga-Purcell also maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on advocating for unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America.


Monster, LLC and Noel Lee v. Beats Electronics, LLC, et al: CPM filed a lawsuit on behalf of Monster, LLC and its CEO, Noel Lee, alleging fraud-based claims against Beats Electronics, rapper and record producer Andre Young, a/k/a Dr. Dre, and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, among others.  The Complaint alleges that, after Defendants improperly took control of the “Beats By Dr. Dre” intellectual property, production, and distribution network, Defendants severed all ties with Monster and Lee and then sold the Beats brand to Apple for $3.2 billion.

Bridges, et al v. Geringer, et al: CPM represents a group of investors who lost tens of millions of dollars in an alleged Ponzi scheme spearheaded by John Geringer, Chris Luck, and Keith Rode.  Plaintiffs allege that Defendants leveraged their stature in the Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA communities to induce them to invest their money in the GLR Growth Fund, promising returns through diversified, long-term growth investment strategies.  Instead, the money was invested in two privately held technology startups or paid to Geringer, Luck, and Rode.

San Jose, et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and Allan Huber “Bud” Selig: CPM represents the City of San Jose against Major League Baseball, alleging antitrust violations and challenging the continued viability of baseball’s antitrust exemption.  In its lawsuit, San Jose asserts that, pursuant to an illegal exclusive territorial rights agreement, Major League Baseball has refused to permit the A’s to relocate from Oakland to San Jose, purportedly because the San Francisco Giants “own” the territorial rights to San Jose.  As a result, Major League Baseball has prevented the A’s from exercising an Option Agreement with the City of San Jose and refused to grant permission for the A’s to relocate to San Jose.

Vulcan Warbirds Inc. v. The Collings Foundation, et al: CPM represents Vulcan Warbirds against The Collings Foundation and Auctions America, among others, in a dispute arising out of the failure of Defendants to deliver to Warbirds an authentic, World War II German Panzer IV Tank.  Vulcan Warbirds acquires rare military vehicles and planes and has them displayed as part of the Flying Heritage Collection, a museum located in Everett, WA.  Various World War II tanks form the centerpiece of the collection that utilizes the Flying Heritage Collection tank arena.  In July 2014, Vulcan Warbirds purchased the Panzer IV tank, once part of the famous Littlefield Collection of tanks in Portola Valley, CA.  When Defendants refused to deliver the tank, CPM obtained a temporary restraining order and later an injunction preserving Vulcan Warbirds’ right to obtain possession of the tank.  

Professional Affiliations

San Mateo County Bar Association

Santa Clara County Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association

La Raza Centro Legal, Board Member

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