California Region 
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Case Name
Court
Date
Type
Attorney
Office
Subject
 
1
Merck & Co., Inc. v. Gilead Sciences, Inc.
U.S. 10/24/18 Amicus Brief (cert) Swize, Jennifer L.
Insogna, Anthony M.
Yoon, Rita J.
Washington
San Diego
Chicago
Equitable Doctrine of Unclean Hands
2
Kan-Di-Ki, LLC v. Sorensen
U.S. 06/28/18 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Stewart, Craig E.
Ducatman, Robert P.
San Francisco
Cleveland
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
3
Trump v. Hawaii
U.S. 03/30/18 Amicus Brief (merits) Feder, Meir
Gerges Shields, Rasha
Muttreja, Rajeev
Rice, Amanda K.
New York
Los Angeles
New York
Detroit
Challenge to President’s suspension of entry of aliens
Establishment Clause
4
Storer v. United States
U.S. 03/05/18 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Castanias, Gregory A.
Swize, Jennifer L.
Insogna, Anthony M.
Washington
Washington
San Diego
America Invents Act
Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
5
Hughes v. United States
U.S. 01/29/18 Amicus Brief (merits) Garrett, Nathaniel P. San Francisco Fed. R. Crim. P. 11(c) Plea Agreement
6
Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31
U.S. 12/06/17 Amicus Brief (merits) Carvin, Michael A.
Dick, Anthony J.
Coglianese, William D.
Green, Paul Bartholomew
Washington
Washington
Washington
Irvine
First Amendment
7
District of Columbia v. Wesby
U.S. 07/12/17 Brief for Respondents Garrett, Nathaniel P.
Taylor, Charlotte H.
San Francisco
Washington
Fourth Amendment
Probable Cause
8
Negron v. United States
U.S. 02/10/17 Petition for a Writ of Certiorari Garrett, Nathaniel P.
Sooknanan, Sparkle L.
Petrany, Stephen J.
San Francisco
Washington
Washington
Criminal federal law
United States sentencing guidelines
9
Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc.
U.S. 07/22/16 Amicus Brief (Merits) Feder, Meir
Silveira, Matthew J.
New York
San Francisco
§ 101 of Copyright Act Implications
10
First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards
U.S. 03/03/16 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Kairis, Matthew A.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
Dallas
San Francisco
Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
11
Frank v. Poertner
U.S. 02/16/16 Brief in Opposition Stewart, Craig E.
Cottriel, Darren K.
San Francisco
Irvine
Class Action
12
Weinstein v. Islamic Republic of Iran
D.C. Cir. 01/14/16 Brief Watson, Ryan J.
LeVee, Jeffrey A.
Enson, Eric P.
Washington
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Judgments
Garnishment
13
Storer v. Clark
Fed. Cir. 11/16/15 Brief for Appellants Castanias, Gregory A.
Insogna, Anthony M.
Kinton, John D.
Griffith, Calvin P.
Swize, Jennifer L.
Washington
San Diego
San Diego
Cleveland
Washington
America Invents Act
14
Ortiz v. United States
U.S. 11/12/15 Amicus Curiae Brief Gerges Shields, Rasha Los Angeles Federal Tort Claims Act
15
Weinstein v. Islamic Republic of Iran
D.C. Cir. 09/28/15 Brief Watson, Ryan J.
LeVee, Jeffrey A.
Enson, Eric P.
Washington
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Judgments
Garnishment
16
Cephalon, Inc. v. Abraxis Bioscience, LLC
Fed. Cir. 08/18/14 Brief for Defendants-Cross-Appellants Castanias, Gregory A.
Insogna, Anthony M.
Morrison, Christopher M.
Washington
San Diego
Boston
Claim Construction
17
Spokeo v. Robins
U.S. 06/06/14 Amicus Brief (Cert.) Feder, Meir
Muttreja, Rajeev
McLoon, Daniel J.
New York
New York
Los Angeles
Standing
18
BHS v. Cobb
U.S. 07/30/13 Petition for Certiorari Davids, Peter E. Los Angeles Civil Procedure
Class Certification
19
Jones v. Texas
U.S. 08/07/12 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Rosenberg, Lawrence D.
Silveira, Matthew J.
Washington
San Francisco
Evidence
Fourth Amendment
20
Djadjou v. Holder
U.S. 08/06/12 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Rosenberg, Lawrence D.
Silveira, Matthew J.
Washington
San Francisco
Immigration
21
Cordova-Soto v. Holder
U.S. 07/23/12 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Garrett, Nathaniel P. San Francisco Immigration
Jurisdiction
22
Travino v. Thaler
U.S. 06/06/12 Amicus Brief Garrett, Nathaniel P. San Francisco Jurisdiction
23
Bowoto v. Chevron Corp.
U.S. 09/21/11 Supplemental Brief for Respondent Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Stewart, Craig E.
Mitchell, Caroline N.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
Torture Victim Protection Act
24
Bowoto v. Chevron Corp.
U.S. 07/22/11 Brief in Opposition Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Stewart, Craig E.
Mitchell, Caroline N.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
Torture Victim Protection Act
25
Astra USA, Inc. v. County of Santa Clara
U.S. 11/12/10 Merits Brief Wallach, David L. San Francisco Contracts
26
Experian v. Pintos
U.S. 08/19/10 Cert. Petition Feder, Meir
McLoon, Daniel J.
New York
Los Angeles
Fair Credit Reporting Act
27
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research v. United States
U.S. 08/13/10 Amicus Brief Kirschner Jr., F. Curt San Francisco Taxation
Hospitals
28
Duvardo v. Giurbino
9th Cir. 03/01/10 Brief Garrett, Nathaniel P. San Francisco Habeas Corpus
29
California Grocers Ass’n v. City of Los Angeles
Cal. 02/25/10 Brief Stewart, Craig E.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
San Francisco
San Francisco
NLRA
Preemption
30
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research v. United States
U.S. 02/16/10 Amicus Brief Kirschner Jr., F. Curt San Francisco Taxation
Hospitals
31
Bowoto v. Chevron Corp.
9th Cir. 12/18/09 Brief Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Stewart, Craig E.
Mitchell, Caroline N.
San Francisco
San Francisco
San Francisco
International Disputes
32
Davis v. Curry
U.S. 09/28/09 Petition for Certiorari Davids, Peter E. Los Angeles Confrontation Clause
33
Weyhrauch v. United States
U.S. 09/14/09 Merits Brief Henning, Nicole C.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
Chicago
San Francisco
Honest Services Fraud
34
Weyhrauch v. United States
U.S. 03/25/09 Petition for Certiorari Feder, Meir
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
New York
San Francisco
Honest Services Fraud
35
California Grocers Ass’n v. City of Los Angeles
Cal. Ct. App. 12/23/08 Brief Stewart, Craig E.
Garrett, Nathaniel P.
San Francisco
San Francisco
Preemption
NLRA
36
Pande v. Chevron Corp.
9th Cir. 08/25/08 Brief Stewart, Craig E. San Francisco Employment
Punitive Damages
37
Kay v. United States
U.S. 05/12/08 Petition for Certiorari Davids, Peter E. Los Angeles Indictment
Rule of Lenity
38
Diaz v. United States
U.S. 07/06/07 Petition for Certiorari Stewart, Craig E. San Francisco Work Product
39
Syverson v. IBM Corp.
N.D. Cal. 06/04/07 Motion to Dismiss Nager, Glen D.
Marshall, Alison B.
Agenbroad, Aaron L.
Lovitt, Traci L.
Washington
Washington
San Francisco
Boston
ADEA
40
Cascade Health Solutions v. PeaceHealth
9th Cir. 04/19/07 Amicus Brief Stewart, Craig E. San Francisco Antitrust
41
Harris v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc.
D.S.C. 03/28/07 Motion for Summary Judgment Lyle, Margaret I.
Feder, Meir
Geise, Steven N.
Morse, Charles R.A.
Dallas
New York
San Diego
New York
Fair Credit Reporting Act
Class Actions
42
Drogin v. Wen Ho Lee
U.S. 04/05/06 Opposition to Certiorari Sun, Brian A.
Lovrien, Christopher
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Privacy Act
43
Mariner Health Care, Inc. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Ga. Ct. App. 03/27/06 Brief McConnell, Michael J.
Finley, Joseph E.
Kiernan, David C.
Swize, Jennifer L.
Atlanta
Atlanta
San Francisco
Washington
Civil Procedure
Sanctions
44
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
U.S. 01/06/06 Amicus Brief Rosenberg, Lawrence D.
Habib, Fahad A.
Washington
San Francisco
Detainee Rights
45
Texaco Inc. v. Dagher
U.S. 09/12/05 Merits Brief Stewart, Craig E.
Sims, Joe
Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Fisher, Louis K.
San Francisco
Washington
San Francisco
Washington
Antitrust
46
Helms v. ConsumerInfo.com, Inc.
11th Cir. 08/25/05 Brief Lyle, Margaret I.
Grabowski, Richard J.
Feder, Meir
Dallas
Irvine
New York
Credit Repair Organizations Act
Class Actions
47
Wen Ho Lee v. U.S. Department of Justice
D.C. Cir. 03/10/05 Brief Sun, Brian A.
Lovrien, Christopher
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Privacy Act
48
Stein v. Pacific Bell Telephone Co
9th Cir. 01/18/05 Brief Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Stewart, Craig E.
Davids, Peter E.
San Francisco
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Antitrust
Telecommunications
49
Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
U.S. 01/14/05 Merits Brief Stewart, Craig E.
Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Fried, Michael S.
Fisher, Louis K.
San Francisco
San Francisco
Washington
Washington
Regulatory Takings
50
Texaco Inc. v. Dagher
U.S. 12/14/04 Petition for Certiorari Stewart, Craig E.
Sims, Joe
Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Fisher, Louis K.
San Francisco
Washington
San Francisco
Washington
Antitrust
51
Big Creek Lumber Co. v. County of Santa Cruz
Cal. 11/05/04 Brief Stewart, Craig E. San Francisco Land Use
Preemption
52
Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
U.S. 09/03/04 Opposition to Certiorari Stewart, Craig E.
Mittelstaedt, Robert A.
Fried, Michael S.
San Francisco
San Francisco
Washington
Regulatory Takings
53
Visa U.S.A. Inc. v. United States
U.S. 08/13/04 Amicus Brief Stewart, Craig E.
Fisher, Louis K.
San Francisco
Washington
Antitrust
54
Van Tonder v. Chevron Corp.
Cal. Ct. App. 05/27/04 Brief Stewart, Craig E. San Francisco Class Actions
Mass Tort
55
Rasul v. Bush
U.S. 01/14/04 Amicus Brief Cullen Jr., Thomas F.
Vergonis, Christian G.
Habib, Fahad A.
Washington
Washington
San Francisco
Detainee Rights