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Tom is an appellate advocate, best known as one of the nation’s most experienced Supreme Court practitioners. He has served as counsel to a party in well over 100 merits cases at the Court, and has been counsel on more successful petitions for certiorari over the past decade than any other lawyer in private practice. Tom is also the co-founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog – a web-site devoted to comprehensive coverage of the Court – which is the only weblog ever to receive the Peabody Award.
Kevin specializes in appellate practice in the federal courts, particularly the U.S. Supreme Court. He has argued twelve merits cases in the Supreme Court and served as counsel or co-counsel in nearly 50 others. He is currently an instructor in the Harvard Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and previously was an instructor in the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic for eight years. Prior to joining the firm, Kevin worked in the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Laura is Casetext’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. She was previously a civil litigator at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and before that served in the Senate Judiciary Committee and clerked in the Southern District of New York. Laura graduated from Yale Law School, where she was managing editor of the Yale Law Journal. Laura currently sits on the advisory board of OneJustice, a California legal aid nonprofit, and has been named among the Top Women Leaders in Tech Law in California