Troy D. Cahill
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Troy D. Cahill, Associate
Troy D. Cahill
practice on appellate litigation before the Supreme Court of the United States
and federal courts of appeals.
also devotes a significant portion of his
practice to complex civil litigation before state and federal trial courts.
has counseled and represented corporate clients in a variety of subject areas, including preliminary injunctions, government contracts, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Higher Education Act, contracts, unfair competition, and consumer protection laws.
Recently, Mr. Cahill
assisted in an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Federal Circuit implicating novel issues under the False Claims Act and the Contract Disputes Act.
also assisted in an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the 11th Circuit implicating emerging procedural issues relating to intervention and class certification.
Prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Cahill served as staff attorney in the Supreme Court of the United States, Office of the Clerk from 2002 to 2006.
While there, Mr. Cahill
assisted in the disposition of emergency applications for interim relief.
In addition, he
delivered numerous presentations on Supreme Court practice and procedure at various conferences and seminars.
From 1999 to 2000 Mr. Cahill
was a law clerk to the Honorable Frank W. Bullock Jr. of the U.S. District Court
for the Middle District of North Carolina.
Mr. Cahill received his B.S. in history and psychology from James Madison University in 1991.
He received his J.D. cum laude in 1999 from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was named to Order of the Coif and served as executive editor of the Wake Forest Law Review.
Mr. Cahill is a member of the District of Columbia and North Carolina Bars.
is a regular contributor to the Legal Times and SCOTUSBlog
, for which he
writes about cases pending before the Supreme Court of the United States