Hozaifa Cassubhai - Attorney

Hozaifa maintains a broad commercial litigation and counseling practice, drawing on a diverse set of experiences, which includes as a writer / producer for Court TV, BigLaw advocacy, a federal clerkship, a prosecutor fellowship, and in-house experience. He understands first-hand counsel's role in helping clients meet their objectives, business or personal, in a timely, resourceful, and decisive manner.
 
Hozaifa's clients range from individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses of all sizes, across various industries, including technology / software, financial services, health care, construction, consumer goods, media, consulting and other service providers.  Hozaifa serves clients on both coasts, from the tri-State to the Pacific Northwest.   
 
In litigation, Hozaifa's matters have spanned complex contract, business torts, corporate governance, fiduciary, securities, real property, shareholder / partnership, and employment-related disputes. In the employment context, Hozaifa has handled cases involving discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage withholding claims.  He also has significant experience in prosecuting defamation and invasion of privacy actions.
 
In addition, Hozaifa takes pride in his pro bono work and civic engagement.  He has successfully represented asylum candidates in Immigration Court and counseled various non-profits, including providing amicus representation in a landmark education funding case before the Washington State Supreme Court.  
 
Hozaifa has been named a "Rising Star" by Washington Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, in each of the last five years (2014-2018).

Education 

Seattle University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, Law Review, Note & Comment Editor, National Order of the Barristers, Faculty Scholar, Graduation Student Speaker)
 
Boston College, (B.A., History)

Bar Admissions 

Washington
New Jersey

Clerkship 

The Hon. Benjamin H. Settle, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington (Tacoma)

Other Languages 

Urdu
Gujrati
Arabic (reading/writing proficiency)