Haley N. Proctor

Of Counsel


B.A., Yale University in 2009 (magna cum laude)

J.D., Yale Law School in 2012


Justice Clarence Thomas, United States Supreme Court (2014-2015)

Judge Thomas B. Griffith of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Haley N. Proctor


Haley N. Proctor has focused on complex commercial litigation and constitutional and administrative law. She has authored briefs at all levels of state and federal courts and has argued cases in state and federal appellate courts. She is currently representing the largest equity investor in a billion-dollar real estate development project in New York, New York, in an effort to recover its investment after a wrongful foreclosure. She is also representing a class of medical doctors from Cuba, who were trafficked to Brazil and escaped to the United States. Previously, she helped to develop a challenge to Operation Choke Point, an effort by the Department of Justice and federal banking regulators to deny short-term lenders access to the banking system. Ms. Proctor rejoined Cooper & Kirk in 2015 after clerking for Justice Clarence Thomas of the United States Supreme Court during the October 2014 term. She previously clerked for Judge Thomas B. Griffith of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She graduated from Yale Law School in 2012 and from Yale College, magna cum laude, in 2009. In law school, she was a semifinalist in the Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition. Ms. Proctor is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Oklahoma, and the District of Columbia.

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