Cooley + ACLU of Louisiana Challenge Racist Policing in Civil Rights Suit

December 1, 2021

Cooley, alongside the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and New Orleans-based Aaron & Gianna, are representing Nathasia Paul, a Black resident of Metairie, Louisiana, in a civil rights action against multiple law enforcement officers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) for their racially motivated violations of Paul’s right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures under the Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution. Lawyers Randall Lee, Amanda Main, Tijana Brien, Benjamin Lin, Hazel Verdin and Sam Blankenship are leading the Cooley team.

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Randall R. Lee
Of Counsel, Los Angeles Downtown
Amanda A. Main
Partner, Palo Alto
Tijana Brien
Partner, Palo Alto
Mary Kathryn Kelley
Pro Bono Counsel, San Diego

Gopuff Agrees to Acquire BevMo

November 10, 2020

Cooley advised Gopuff, the go-to platform for consumers’ everyday needs, on its agreement to acquire alcoholic beverage specialty retailer BevMo for $350 million. Cooley partners Tom Hopkins, Kevin Cooper and Matt Hallinan led the team advising Gopuff on the transaction, which is expected to close in the next month.

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Kevin Cooper
Partner, New York
C. Thomas Hopkins
Partner in Charge, Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Matt Hallinan
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Michael Levinson
Senior Counsel, San Diego
Michelle Garcia Schulman
Partner, Reston
Peter Crain
Special Counsel, Reston
Alanna B Zuchelli
Associate, Reston
Adrienne Beaudoin Deshmukh
Associate, Reston
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Maria Jose Cordero
Associate, Palo Alto
Jane Jeong
Associate, New York
Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington DC
Isabelle Mackesey
Associate, Washington DC
Kevin Rivers
Associate, Palo Alto
Bram G. Couvreur
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Steven A. Zuckerman
Associate, New York
Charles Haley
Partner, Palo Alto
Randall R. Lee
Of Counsel, Los Angeles Downtown
Anthony Hajj
Associate, New York
Luke Cadigan
Partner, Boston
Garth Angelo Osterman
Partner, San Francisco
Austin Holt
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington DC

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Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business – White Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Global Investigations Review's Who's Who Legal: Investigations

Legal 500 United States – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense 

National Law Journal – Winning Litigator (2017)

Daily Journal – Top 100 Lawyers in California (2017, 2015)

Securities Docket – Enforcement 40 (2020)

Minority Corporate Counsel Association – Rainmaker (2015) 

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