Biography

Cassye Cole is an Associate in the firm's litigation department, where she represents clients in variety of commercial litigation matters. Her practice currently focuses on false-advertising; anti-counterfeiting; and litigations involving FDA-regulated products. Ms. Cole also supports the firm’s strong pro bono commitment and has a passion for education reform, helping children from underrepresented communities and advocating for survivors of abuse.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cole was a graduate student at John Jay’s College of Criminal Justice where she focused her research on the link between cultural biases, sub-cultural beliefs and policing.

Representative Matters

Anti-Counterfeiting
Representing a leading dietary-supplement manufacturer in Lanham Act litigation against distributors of counterfeit dietary supplements.

False Advertising
Representing a pet food manufacturer in litigations involving advertising claims.

Products Liability
Defending a medical device manufacturer of an FDA-regulated product in product liability lawsuits.

White Collar Defense
Defended private equity and venture capital firm against allegations of violating the Securities and Exchange Act.

Law Firm Defense
Defense of law firm and attorney against malpractice claims stemming from the representation of employee benefit funds.

Pro Bono
Representing neglected children on appeal to the First Department.

Providing low-income elderly clients residing in Manhattan with assistance drafting estate planning documents.

Mentoring college-bound youths from underserved communities, and serving as a Constitutional Law Debate Coach.

Served as a Mock-Trial Coach and Mentor for high-school students.

Successfully obtained the removal of a client’s name from the State Central Register.

Admissions

  • New York

Bar Associations

Member, New York City Bar Association; Association of Black Women Attorneys; Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (“PALS”)