Cassidy Young is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. She is a member of the Commercial Disputes practice group. Cassidy has litigation experience in a number of areas, including commercial contract disputes, intellectual property rights, and labor and employment. She has represented clients in litigation involving claims for trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, fraud, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations.
Cassidy has experience in many phases of litigation, including drafting and responding to complaints, drafting discovery motions, deposition preparation, and settlement. She has also worked with clients from a variety of industries, including banking and financial services, biomedical research, software design, and nonprofit organizations.
Cassidy also maintains an active pro bono practice, advocating for a variety of clients and underrepresented communities. Most recently, Cassidy successfully advocated for the right of sex trafficking victims to appear in a criminal proceeding under the Crime Victims Rights Act.
Prior to joining the firm, Cassidy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She also has experience in drafting pro bono briefs and appellate oral argument from her clinical work during law school.
Cassidy served as Note and Comment Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review in 2020 and 2021. Cassidy graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine Law in 2021.
- Note, Blurred Lines: How to Rationally Understand the “Rational Understanding” Doctrine After Madison v. Alabama, 48 PEPP. L. REV. 497 (2021)