Complex litigation and appellate partner who often represents clients in patent, administrative-law, antitrust, and constitutional matters. Clients include University of California, Comcast and the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico.
Former Assistant to the U.S. Solicitor General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice. Has argued 18 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Represented the government in the most significant Supreme Court patent cases in recent years, including all of the Court’s patent eligibility cases. Presented argument in patent cases such as Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz, Commil v. Cisco Systems and Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies, and in a wide range of federal statutory cases, including Montanile v. Bd. of Trustees (ERISA), Wos v. E.M.A. (Medicaid), Astra USA v. City of Santa Clara (Medicaid), and Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick (Copyright Act). Has expertise and experience in cases involving the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and the International Organizations Immunities Act.
“D.C. Rising Star” (National Law Journal, 2017)
Columbia Law School; Yale University