Ms. Signorelli-Cassady is a Litigation associate and a member of both the firm’s Investigations, Compliance and Defense practice and its Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation practice.
Ms. Signorelli-Cassady has experience conducting corporate investigations, representing criminal defendants both at the trial level and post-conviction, and representing clients in complex cases at all stages of litigation, including at trial. In addition, she has drafted numerous amicus curiae briefs filed with the United States Supreme Court and federal appellate courts, most regarding criminal law issues. She has published on a variety of topics, including co-authoring a chapter in The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations published by Global Investigations Review. Ms. Signorelli-Cassady also maintains an active pro bono practice.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Signorelli-Cassady served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roslyn O. Silver of the US District Court for the District of Arizona, during which time she assisted with several civil and criminal trials and was responsible for one half of all cases on the civil and criminal dockets. During her clerkship, Ms. Signorelli-Cassady also assisted with matters taken by designation in the US Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
During law school, Ms. Signorelli-Cassady was the managing editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, a criminal justice fellow, a law clerk in the Boston United States Attorney’s Office’s Public Corruption and Special Prosecutions Unit, a teaching assistant with the Harvard Negotiation Institute, and a law clerk in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office’s Consumer Protection Division. During that time, she completed 290 hours of pro bono work. Ms. Signorelli-Cassady also spent three years working for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office prior to law school.