On April 4, 2016 Javed Ellahie was sworn in as a Member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar as he joined Santa Clara Law School Alumni in a swearing-in ceremony presided by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts. The motion for admission was made by his fellow 1974 Law School graduate John Cruden.
On December 29, 2015, the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group received a Certificate of Registration from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the service mark CAA CARDINALS (Logo) (Reg. No. 4,878,736).
On January 15, 2016, the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice group received letters of determination that its client, Central Valley Crescent, is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.