Mr. Rivas currently serves on Weil teams representing Sanofi-Aventis U.S., LLC in Kansas federal court asserting claims against Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty, L.P. for violations of Section 2 of the Sherman Act; Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. in a putative class action involving claims under Section 1 of the Sherman Act and various state antitrust and unfair competition laws; and Rent the Runway, Inc. against a start-up competitor for alleged violations of the California Cartwright Act, unfair competition law, and California tortious interference law. He also played a key role on the Weil team that successfully obtained the early dismissal of Showtime Networks from a series of putative class actions in courts around the country arising out of the August 2017 high-profile boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor.
Mr. Rivas is also involved in the Firm’s pro bono program, representing a social security applicant in New York federal court and regularly working on intake matters with the Innocence Project. He is an active member of the Latinos@Weil diversity initiative.
Mr. Rivas graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Sociology and earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as an executive editor on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.