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Melissa Arbus Sherry

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Melissa Arbus Sherry represents significant clients in a wide range of appeals, including First Amendment and tax matters.
"Melissa is a superb appellate and Supreme Court advocate. She is a creative thinker, and an excellent writer and oral advocate."
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Appellate and Supreme Court; argued 10 cases before the Supreme Court, including winning arguments in Bowman v. Monsanto and Amgen v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds; drafted hundreds of briefs before the Supreme Court and the courts of appeals. According to a 2018 Law360 article, Ms. Sherry is one of the 10 most experienced women advocates before the Supreme Court, based on the number of cases argued over the past 10 Terms; recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as a 2020 Supreme Court Top Lawyer, named to Washington Business Journal’s “40 under Forty” list (2015), and named a “Rising Star” by Law360 (2015).

Career

Former Deputy Managing Partner of Washington, DC office of Latham & Watkins (2015-2020); Former Co-Chair of DC Litigation Department (2015-2016); Assistant to the Solicitor General (2009-2014); Law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens and Judge Diana Gribbon Motz.

Professional Memberships

Member, D.C. State bar

Personal

JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2003; BA, Tufts University, 2000

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Melissa Arbus Sherry

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