2020 Supreme Court Preview
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.
Sarah is among the most experienced Supreme Court specialists practicing today. She has argued 20 cases in the Supreme Court and has served as counsel or co-counsel in dozens of others. She has handled a wide range of topics before the Supreme Court, including bankruptcy, constitutional law, criminal law, tax law, preemption, trademark, civil procedure, environmental law, and federal statutory questions. Sarah previously served as an Assistant to the U.S. Solicitor General and as an appellate attorney in 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