Ayesha K.Rasheed


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Ayesha Rasheed represents public and private companies in complex litigation matters, focusing on issues involving data privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, and the life sciences. She also has advised clients on prelitigation issues and helped conduct internal investigations.

Ayesha has extensive experience with all stages of the discovery process and has prepared briefs and motions in state and federal courts. She maintains an active pro bono practice, recently winning two restraining orders in San Mateo County for victims of domestic violence. Currently, she is representing an asylum seeker in his appeal before the Ninth Circuit.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Ayesha authored multiple publications on genetic privacy, civil liberties, and developments in tort law. She also competed on Berkeley Law's Mock Trial team and served as supervising editor for the California Law Review.


  • Cohesity disposes of six-patent litigation brought by adverse competitor CommvaultJones Day successfully represented Cohesity Inc. ("Cohesity") and obtained dismissal in a six-patent, competitor suit filed by Commvault Systems in April 21, 2020.
  • Skyworks Solutions acquires Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories for $2.75 billionJones Day advised Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors, in connection with its acquisition of the Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions, in an all-cash asset transaction valued at $2.75 billion.
  • Additional Publications

    • May 2021
      Trials and Tribulations: Protecting Innovations in AI-Enabled Clinical Trials