Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Keith Altman (argued) and Daniel W. Weininger (argued), Excolo Law, Southfield, Michigan, Plaintiffs-Appellants Reynaldo Gonzalez, Mehier Taamneh, Lawrence Taamneh, Sara Taamneh, Dimana Taamneh, Gregory Clayborn, Kim Clayborn, Tamishia Clayborn, Vanessa Nguyen, Trung Do, Jacob Thalasinos, and James Thalasinos.
Robert J. Tolchin (argued) and Meir Katz , Berkman Law Office LLC, Brooklyn, New York; for Plaintiffs-Appellants Estate of Nohemi Gonzalez; Beatriz Gonzalez, Jose Hernandez, Rey Gonzalez, and Paul Gonzalez.
Brian M. Willen (argued), Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, New York, New York; David H. Kramer , Lauren Gallo White , and Kelly M. Knoll , Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California; for Defendant-Appellee Google LLC.
Kristin A. Linsley (argued) and Jacob T. Spencer , Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, San Francisco, California; for Defendant-Appellee Facebook Inc.
Seth P. Waxman , Patrick J. Carome , and Ari Holtzblatt , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Washington, D.C., for Defendant-Appellee Twitter Inc.
Aaron Mackey and Sophia Cope , Electronic Frontier Foundation, San Francisco, California, for Amicus Curiae Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Gould.
CHRISTEN, Circuit Judge.
We address three appeals arising from separate acts of terrorism—one in Paris, one in Istanbul, and one in San Bernardino —in which Nohemi Gonzalez, Nawras Alassaf, Sierra Clayborn, Tin Nguyen, and Nicholas Thalasinos lost their lives. The foreign terrorist organization known as ISIS took...
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