Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
Partners from Williams & Connolly’s Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice Lisa Blatt and Sarah Harris will present the CLE “Supreme Court 2022 Term in Review and a Preview of Next Term” on the key business cases, major decisions, and big themes of the Term. They will also discuss the outlook for next Term for business cases and other notable developments.
During the previous Term, the group was lead counsel in eight merits cases and argued seven cases—a record for any group in private practice, comprising more than 13% of the Court’s entire merits docket. In May, the practice prevailed in four cases before the Supreme Court in just a week - two wins W&C argued, one win W&C briefed, and one summary reversal.
Lisa Blatt serves as Chair of Williams & Connolly’s Supreme Court and Appellate practice. Lisa has argued 46 cases before the United States Supreme Court, prevailing in 41, an 89% win rate. Lisa’s appellate work has been highlighted by multiple publications and has earned her rankings in Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, and The Legal 500. Managing IP named her the 2021 “Practitioner of the Year (Appellate)” for her work as lead counsel to Booking.com before the Supreme Court. Her Supreme Court cases also have addressed a broad range of other issues, involving First Amendment, arbitration, antitrust, civil procedure, preemption, employment and ERISA, and bankruptcy. Lisa began her career at Williams & Connolly as an associate before joining the general counsel’s office at the Department of Energy, followed by thirteen years in the Office of the Solicitor General. Lisa clerked for The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Sarah Harris has argued five Supreme Court cases over the past three terms and obtained one summary reversal. She has presented many arguments in federal courts of appeals and state appellate courts. Sarah’s appellate cases have run the gamut of substantive areas, including constitutional law—especially First Amendment and separation-of-powers issues—as well as administrative law, arbitration, class actions, antitrust, False Claims Act litigation, commercial litigation, and federal civil procedure. Before joining the firm, she served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General at DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel and clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas. Sarah is widely recognized nationwide for her appellate advocacy by Chambers USA, The National Law Journal, Law360, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 and Bloomberg Law.
WHERE: Zoom Webinar
- 1.0 general credit granted in AZ, CA, CT, FL, NJ, PA and NY.
- If you need CLE credit, we will send you a CLE Request and Evaluation Form the day of the presentation that you must submit with the CLE Code.
- We will apply for credit in other states, if requested.
- We cannot provide AL, IN, NC, and WV credit for this program.
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