Bio

Isaac N. Saidel-Goley represents domestic and international clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation, including in federal and state trial and appellate courts, before federal and state government agencies, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Mr. Saidel-Goley’s experience includes representing:

  • one of the world’s largest asset managers in securing a favorable trial verdict and appellate decision dismissing a $1.5 billion excessive fee claim brought under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
  • an artificial intelligence technology company in securing injunctive relief through expedited court proceedings to enforce noncompete covenants to protect against theft of trade secrets and proprietary information;
  • more than 50 institutional and individual investors in an action alleging fraud, civil conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duty against certain officers and directors of a new media technology company;
  • a health care technology company in putative class action litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974;
  • a global computer technology company in an action alleging federal and state claims, including copyright infringement and unfair competition;
  • a health care technology company in a securities class action alleging violations of Sections 11, 12(a)(2) and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933 in connection with the company’s initial public offering; and
  • technology, insurance and rare mineral supply companies in actions alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Mr. Saidel-Goley also has an active pro bono practice. He has represented wrongfully convicted persons seeking to establish their innocence, human trafficking victims and death row inmates in civil rights litigation in federal courts, individuals seeking asylum and facing immigration proceedings including deportation, volunteer directors of nonprofit medical providers, and disabled tenants facing eviction. He also has drafted pro bono briefs on behalf of parties and amici curiae in cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and federal courts of appeals.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2017 (cum laude)
  • B.A., St. Anselm College, 2012 (summa cum laude)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Isaac N. Saidel-Goley