Patrick J. Hayden

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Cooley, ACLU Represent National Women’s Law Center in Intervening to Defend Transgender College Athletes

May 8, 2024

Cooley, alongside the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of Georgia, filed a motion on behalf of the National Women’s Law Center to intervene as a defendant in a pending lawsuit against the NCAA that seeks to block transgender women and girls from playing NCAA sports, to bar transgender women and girls from using women’s facilities, and to erase records of past participation by transgender women and girls in NCAA sports.

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Kathleen R. Hartnett
Partner, San Francisco
Patrick J. Hayden
Special Counsel, New York
Valeria M. Pelet del Toro
Associate, New York
Katelyn Kang
Associate, New York
Elizabeth Reinhardt
Associate, Washington, DC
Zoë Helstrom
Associate, San Francisco
Celene Chen
Associate, Boston
Erin Combs
Senior Paralegal, Washington, DC
Valeria M. Pelet del Toro
Associate, New York

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Cooley, Protect Democracy File Amicus Brief for Retired Four-Star Generals, Admirals and Former Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force Opposing Presidential Immunity Claim

April 9, 2024

Cooley, alongside co-counsel from Protect Democracy, filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court on April 8, 2024, in the case of Trump v. United States on behalf of 19 retired four-star generals and admirals and former secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force opposing former President Donald Trump’s assertion of presidential immunity from criminal prosecution.

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Kathleen R. Hartnett
Partner, San Francisco
Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston
Maureen Alger
Partner, Palo Alto
Patrick J. Hayden
Special Counsel, New York
Kelsey Spector
Associate, San Francisco
Carrie Lebel
Associate, San Francisco
Elizabeth Rice
Paralegal Specialist, Boston

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Cooley Files Amicus Brief Supporting Continued Application of the Internal Affairs Doctrine in New York

March 28, 2024

Cooley filed an amicus brief in the New York Court of Appeals on behalf of 47 corporate law professors in support of the continued application of the internal affairs doctrine.

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Kathleen R. Hartnett
Partner, San Francisco
Patrick J. Hayden
Special Counsel, New York
Samantha Kirby
Associate, Palo Alto
Alex Kasner
Associate, Washington, DC
Amie Simmons
Associate, Palo Alto
Madeleine McNally
Associate, Palo Alto

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Cooley Files Amicus Brief in Reproductive Rights Case Before SCOTUS

November 10, 2021

Cooley has filed an amicus brief in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, one of the two cases currently before the Supreme Court challenging Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), an unprecedented attempt to nullify the federal constitutional right to receive an abortion recognized in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Lawyers Kathleen Hartnett, Adam Gershenson, Julie Veroff, Patrick Hayden, Kelsey Spector, Marc Suskin, Rachel Thorn and Alessandra Vittoria Rafalson led the Cooley effort.

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Kathleen R. Hartnett
Partner, San Francisco
Adam Gershenson
Partner, Boston
Patrick J. Hayden
Special Counsel, New York
Kelsey Spector
Associate, San Francisco
Marc Suskin
Partner, New York
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York
Alessandra V. Rafalson
Associate, New York
Caroline Pignatelli
Special Counsel, New York
Laura Unga
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto

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