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Kathryn Cahoy
Kathryn Cahoy
Silicon Valley +1 650 632 4735 kcahoy@cov.com Download V-card

Kate Cahoy represents clients in high-stakes, complex litigation, particularly those cases involving antitrust and/or class action claims. She has expertise in cases involving the Sherman Act, RICO, RESPA, FDCPA, various privacy statutes, and multiple state consumer protection laws. Kate handles all aspects of litigation, including developing case strategy, efficiently navigating fact and expert discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting key motion papers, preparing cases for trial, and defending victories on appeal.

  • Represent national bank in putative class actions concerning the bank’s mortgage servicing practices.
  • Represented major tech company in antitrust suit involving claims of monopolization and tying.
  • Represented animated film studios in class actions in the Northern District of California alleging agreements among companies not to “cold call” each other’s employees.
  • Represented semiconductor manufacturer against patent infringement allegations involving the IEEE 802.11 standard.
  • Represented video streaming service in putative class action alleging violations of federal privacy law.

Pro Bono

  • Drafted amicus brief on behalf of veterans organization supporting petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in case involving the Feres doctrine.  
  • Advised legal aid organization on developing promissory estoppel claims against county that led to favorable settlement for the organization’s client without the need for litigation.
  • Advise military veterans on VA benefits issues at local non-profit clinic.   

Previous Experience

  • Member of Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic; co-wrote amicus brief to Federal Circuit, co-wrote two briefs to the Army Board for the Correction of Military Records, co-wrote manual on discharge upgrades, and argued veteran’s benefit claim in hearing at VA Regional Office.
  • Nanotechnology research in the laboratory of analytical chemist Kenneth Roberts (2005-2009).