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Elizabeth A. Cassady

Special Counsel

Elizabeth A. Cassady

Special Counsel
Washington, D.C. +1-202-956-7500+1-202-956-7500 +1-202-293-6330+1-202-293-6330
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Elizabeth Cassady is a Special Counsel in S&C’s Litigation Group. She represents leading global companies and financial institutions in complex commercial litigation, including securities class actions, antitrust class actions, Title VII class actions, breach of contract actions, patent infringement actions and other commercial matters.

Ms. Cassady has represented clients before numerous federal and state courts, Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court and the International Trade Commission. She has participated in trials in securities and intellectual property cases, as well as numerous hearings in other matters.

Selected Representations:

  • Represents Goldman Sachs in closely watched Title VII class action alleging gender discrimination in pay and promotion.
  • Represents the Republic of Argentina in litigation brought by minority shareholders alleging breach of contract related to Argentina’s expropriation of 51% of shares of an energy company.
  • Represents JP Morgan in securities and bankruptcy litigations arising out of the bankruptcy of Millennium Health, a drug testing company.
  • Represents Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group in antitrust class and individual actions related to alleged manipulation of various benchmark interest rates, including Dollar LIBOR, SIBOR, Yen and Euroyen TIBOR, and BBSW.
  • Represented Novo Nordisk in Section 337 proceeding before the International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging patent infringement.
  • Represented Nomura and First Horizon in litigation brought by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, concerning RMBS.

Ms. Cassady has an active pro bono practice and has been recognized on the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll since its inception in 2012.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-recorded the S&C Critical Insights podcast “Anti-Fraternization Policies.”
  • ​Co-recorded the S&C Critical Insights podcast “Updates to Anti-Fraternization Policies and Issues Raised by McDonald’s” (September 2020)