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.
- May 2021
Trials and Tribulations: Protecting Innovations in AI-Enabled Clinical Trials
- University of California, Berkeley (J.D. with Law & Technology Certificate 2020); University of Oxford, United Kingdom (M.Sc. in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology 2015); Stanford University (B.S. in Biology with honors, minor in History 2014)
- California and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Urdu and Hindi