Ben Cassady's practice focuses on appellate advocacy and motions practice in civil and criminal cases.
At the Firm, Ben has developed experience in challenging state laws and regulations based on federal preemption. Ben also has prior experience in private practice, where his practice involved internal investigations, appellate advocacy, and civil litigation on a variety of subjects including antitrust, protection of trade secrets, and unfair competition.
Before joining Jones Day in 2017, Ben served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the United States Supreme Court and Judge Thomas B. Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit.
While in law school, Ben helped research and draft merits and certiorari-stage briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court as a member of the Yale Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic. From 2009 to 2010, Ben served as a legislative aide in the California State Senate as part of the California State Senate Fellowship Program.
- Yale University (J.D. 2013); Chico State University (B.A. summa cum laude 2009)
- District of Columbia and California
- Senate Fellow, California State Capitol Fellowship Program (2009-2010)
- Law Clerk to: Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., U.S. Supreme Court (2016-2017) and Judge Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (2014-2015)