Overview

Noor Rahman is an associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP. Her diverse practice includes consumer protection, securities, derivative, nationwide class action, and complex commercial litigation.    

Noor graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, and served on the editorial board of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics (GJLE). She is a published author in the Summer 2015 edition of GJLE. Noor was a student attorney in Georgetown’s Center for Applied Legal Studies; in that capacity, she successfully obtained political asylum for two Honduran refugees. Her work included oral argument before a federal immigration judge and obtaining sworn declarations from witnesses residing in remote Honduran villages.

Prior to law school, Noor served as a Teach for America corps member in Washington, D.C., and later worked at D.C.-based consulting firm Education Advisory Board. From 2010 to 2011, she served as Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Beirut, Lebanon. There, she worked with grassroots organizations in Beirut to implement community development projects empowering international migrant workers.

Noor graduated magna cum laude from The Ohio State University, where she received a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in History. She interned in the United State Congress for an Ohio congresswoman, and also in the Ohio governor’s office. After graduating from Georgetown Law in 2016, Noor moved back to her hometown Columbus, Ohio to practice business litigation. There, she helped found the Columbus chapter of national nonprofit organization New Leaders Council, and served on the board until spring 2019. Noor is a 2020 fellow of the New Leaders Council San Francisco chapter.

Experience

Representative Matters

Noor represents plaintiffs in the following actions in which CPM currently serves as lead or co-lead counsel:

Earth Island Institute v. Crystal Geyser Water Co. et al., No. 4:20-cv-02212-HSG (N.D. Cal.); 20civ01213 (San Mateo Superior)

CPM represents Earth Island, a Berkeley-based nonprofit institution, seeking to hold major consumer goods companies accountable for their contribution to plastic pollution in California shores and waterways. Earth Island alleges that, among other conduct, the defendants misled consumers about the recyclability of their products’ plastic packaging.

In re Robinhood Outage Litigation, No. 3:20-cv-01626-JD (N.D. Cal.)

CPM represents a putative class of consumers who were impacted by major outages of Robinhood’s stock trading platform during key fluctuations in the stock market. The plaintiffs allege that Robinhood was negligent in the development and maintenance of the Robinhood application, and that the company failed to implement an adequate business continuity plan as required by financial regulators.

In re Slack Technologies, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, No. 19civ05370 (San Mateo Superior)

CPM represents a putative class of investors who bought stock in the initial public offering of Slack, a San Francisco-based technology company that offers a cloud-based productivity platform. The plaintiffs allege that the defendants omitted material information in the offering documents leading up the public listing concerning weaknesses in the Slack platform’s infrastructure, and that it had contractually obligated itself to pay steep penalties to certain customers if it failed to provide uninterrupted service 99.99% of the time.

In re Uber Technologies, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. CGC-19-578544 (San Francisco Superior)

CPM represents a putative class of investors who allege that the defendants made misleading statements and omissions in connection with the company’s $8 billion initial public offering. The plaintiffs allege that the defendants concealed widespread problems at the company, including that its users had reported many reports of sexual assault, and that the company had posted billion-dollar losses in the weeks leading up to the offering.

Won et al. v. Neumann et al., No. CGC-19-581021 (San Francisco Superior)

CPM represents The We Company derivatively, and a putative class of investors who allege that directors of the company, including former CEO Adam Neumann mismanaged the company such that its valuation was reduced by over 80% percent. The plaintiffs allege that directors permitted Neuman to engage in egregious self-dealing and this conduct, among others, led to cancellation of the company’s anticipated public offering.

In re: Zoom Video Communications, Inc. Privacy Litigation, No. 5:20-cv-02155-LHK (N.D. Cal)

CPM represents a putative class of Zoom users subjected to nefarious conduct by “zoombombers” who hijacked private video conferences and displayed highly offensive material such as elicit imagery, hate speech, and violence. Class members also allege that Zoom violated their privacy rights by inadvertently transferring troves of personal data to third parties such as Facebook and LinkedIn without Zoom users’ knowledge or consent.

News

Affiliations

San Mateo County Bar Association

New Leaders Council San Francisco

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 2016

The Ohio State University, 2010

  • B.A. History, magna cum laude, research distinction
  • B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

American University of Beirut (Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar 2010-2011)  

University of Oxford (Study Abroad 2008)

Admissions

  • California
  • District Court for Northern District of California
  • Ohio
  • District Court for Southern District of Ohio
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