Jeff Mudd is a Senior Associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP’s Santa Monica office, where he practices in a broad range of civil litigation, including consumer protection, antitrust, securities and business fraud, and qui tam false claims actions.

Jeff received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, cum laude, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Law & Business, as a judicial extern to the Honorable John A. Kronstadt at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and as a teaching assistant for legal research and writing courses. 

Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was a litigator at two major international firms in New York and Los Angeles, with a generalist practice including matters involving antitrust, the False Claims Act, trade secrets, employment law, cybersecurity, defamation, and eminent domain, as well as general commercial disputes.  Jeff also represented nonprofit organizations and underserved residents pro bono in prosecuting a Voting Rights Act case to change a township’s election structure, which unfairly disadvantaged minority groups.

Jeff graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he also worked as a Supervisor at the John Wooden student recreation center.  Jeff also studied abroad at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.


Honors & Awards

Honors & Recognitions

NYU:  Cum Laude

NYU:  Editor-in-Chief, NYU Journal of Law & Business

NYU:  Robert McKay Scholar  (Top 25% of class after four semesters)

UCLA:  Magna cum laude


Law School:  New York University School of Law, J.D. (2017), cum laude.

Undergraduate:  University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. in Political Science (2012), magna cum laude.


  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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