Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Ellen Padilla Gavan

Title/s: Corporate Counsel, Oracle America Inc.

E-mail: ellen.padilla@gmail.com


Ellen Padilla Gavan is Corporate Counsel at Oracle America Inc. Prior to that, Ellen was a patent litigation associate in the Chicago offices of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP. Ellen earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. During law school, she was Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal and served as a Law Fellow assisting with the first-year writing program. Ellen has also represented pro bono asylum seekers and interned in the Chicago Immigration Court. 


B.A. with highest honors, University of Michigan, 2004
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2007

Courses Taught

Legal Writing