JACQUELINE G. COOPER is a member of the firm’s Supreme Court and Appellate practice group. Jacqueline practices primarily in civil, constitutional, and regulatory litigation, with an emphasis on constitutional, administrative and telecommunications law. She handles litigation at all levels of state and federal court systems, including the appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court.
Representative legal work includes:
- Briefs on the merits for parties in more than a dozen cases in the United States Supreme Court, including CITGO v. Frescati Shipping Co., Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas, Molina-Martinez v. United States, Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX, Southern Union Co. v. United States, Brzonkala v. Morrison and U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
- Briefs on the merits for amici curiae in the United States Supreme Court, including in Moda Health Plans v. United States, United States v. Wurie, Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v. J-Crew Management, Inc., Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum and Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transport Association, as well as numerous briefs seeking and opposing certiorari
- Representing victims and insurance companies harmed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in federal appellate proceedings addressing foreign sovereign immunity, personal jurisdiction, and U.S. counter-terrorism laws
- Representing AT&T in FCC rulemaking proceedings, complex litigation and appellate proceedings addressing issues of administrative law, preemption, constitutional law and the Communications Act
- Representing ESOP trustee in Fourth Circuit appeal involving alleged violations of ERISA’s prohibited transaction rules
- Representing landowners in Federal Circuit appeal involving enforcement of takings settlement in rails-to-trails class action