Experience

    • Muslim men challenging their placement or retention on the No Fly List because they refused to become law enforcement informants for the federal government.
    • The Carlyle Group in a New Mexico qui tam action brought against numerous private equity firms under that State's false claims statute.
    • Toyota Motor Sales USA in various state and federal investigations relating to vehicle acceleration issues. These included 29 state attorney general investigations, congressional inquiries, SEC investigations, and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, all of which settled without any criminal convictions for the company.
    • Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay pro bono in habeas and other actions, including winning a grant of the writ of habeas corpus and the release of all five clients.

Education

  • Columbia Law School, 1997, J.D.
  • Barnard College, 1991, B.A.