Partner Sarah Harris was featured in the article “Supreme Court Case During the Pandemic? Landline Essential, Business Suit Optional,” published by The Wall Street Journal on January 3, 2021. The article surveyed Supreme Court advocates on their recent remote arguments before the Court. On November 2, Sarah presented her first oral argument before the Supreme Court, representing a railroad worker in Salinas v. United States Railroad Retirement Board, where the question presented was whether courts of appeals have jurisdiction to review the Railroad Retirement Board’s decisions denying requests to reopen a prior benefits determination.
Sarah has represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state appellate courts across the country. Sarah has been recognized in the appellate field as a “Rising Star” by The National Law Journal and as a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500. This past year, Sarah argued six appeals, including one before the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining Williams & Connolly, Sarah served as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice and clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Click here to read “Supreme Court Case During the Pandemic? Landline Essential, Business Suit Optional,” published by The Wall Street Journal.