On April 24, 2023, partner Amy Saharia presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Dupree v. Younger, where the question presented was whether purely legal issues decided at the summary judgment stage must be raised in post-trial motions to be preserved for appeal. The case was Amy’s second argument before the high court and Williams & Connolly’s seventh this Term—a record for any group in private practice, comprising more than 13% of the Court’s entire merits docket.
Amy Saharia focuses her practice on appellate litigation. She represents corporate and individual clients in high-stakes appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state appellate courts around the country. Amy’s appellate matters have involved a broad range of subject matters, including intellectual property, criminal law, product liability, preemption, civil procedure, and administrative law. Amy clerked for Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the U.S. Supreme Court from 2010 to 2011. Amy has been recognized in the appellate field as a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500, as well as a "Future Star" by Benchmark Litigation.
The team presenting the respondent in Dupree v. Younger included Amy Saharia, Lisa Blatt, Joshua Podoll, Samiyyah Ali, Mary Goetz, Tyler Becker, and Jacob Burnett.
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