Traci J. Irvin


Traci Irvin's practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, white collar and government investigations, and data privacy matters. She is experienced in all phases of litigation on both the plaintiff and defendant side, from pre-litigation claim assessment, to fact discovery and trial.

Traci has extensive experience assisting clients in responding to data security breaches, including preservation efforts and forensic investigations, as well as in internal investigations and litigations resulting from data security breaches. She also regularly represents companies and individuals in white collar and government enforcement actions, internal investigations, insider trading investigations, anti-corruption assessments and investigations, and civil litigation relating to Federal securities laws and other complex commercial disputes.

Traci has represented clients in a diverse range of industries, including hedge fund and asset management firms, national retailers, international hotel chains, pharmaceutical companies, and property owners in matters including partnership disputes, employment and shareholder disputes, internal and government investigations, and complex arbitration concerning breach of contract claims.

Traci maintains an active pro bono practice representing indigent clients in family law and immigration matters. 

Professional Activities

Traci is a member of the State Bar of California, the District of Columbia Bar, and the Bar of Maryland. She is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco. 


Traci earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of the Civil Rights and Policy Accountability Project. She received the Edwin F. Mandel Award for graduates who have contributed the most to the Law School's clinical education programs, and was the recipient of the Ann Watson Barber for Outstanding Service Award awarded for graduating students who have made exceptional contributions to the quality of life at the Law School.

Traci earned her B.A., cum laude, in Spanish and political science from Vanderbilt University, where she spent a semester studying abroad in Santiago, Chile.