Jerry Cedrone is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of its Appellate Litigation practice. Mr. Cedrone’s work focuses on appellate matters and dispositive issues in complex commercial litigation; he has experience in a range of areas, including administrative law, constitutional law, and patent litigation. Mr. Cedrone has drafted and contributed to briefs before a number of federal courts of appeals and district courts, several state supreme courts, and each level of the Massachusetts judiciary. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, with recent experience in immigration law and First Amendment free-speech issues.

Before joining Goodwin in 2017, Mr. Cedrone clerked for Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court and then-Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He also served as a trial attorney with the Federal Programs Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice as a member of the Attorney General’s Honors Program. During law school, Mr. Cedrone was an executive editor of the Harvard Law Review, a finalist in the Ames Moot Court Competition, and a student volunteer with the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project.

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Mr. Cedrone’s recent matters include the following:

  • Led briefing and presented oral argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in an immigration case seeking review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
  • Co-authored briefs in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit defending a shipping client’s eligibility to participate in the federal Maritime Security Program.
  • Co-authored briefing in federal district court regarding novel jurisdictional and procedural questions under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009.

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J.D., 2014
Harvard Law School
(magna cum laude)
A.B., 2011
Brown University
(magna cum laude)


2016 - 2017 U.S. Supreme Court, Honorable Elena Kagan
2014 - 2015 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch



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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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