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Trump nominates D.C. lawyer Noel Francisco as solicitor general

Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2017 17:35

Antitrust Litigators Urge Lawmakers To Greenlight Gorsuch

More than a dozen antitrust attorneys who represent plaintiffs backed the nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch... .... Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by the Sixth Circuit and is believed to be the largest...
added Mar 8, 2017 23:59

And The Nominee For Solicitor General Is….

Noel Francisco, the former Jones Day partner who is currently serving as acting Solicitor General, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as SG, the federal government’s top lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Above the Law (blog)
added Mar 9, 2017 17:32

Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10

Neil Gorsuch’s mother once ran the EPA. It didn’t go well.

“She wore fur coats and smoked two packs of Marlboros a day; her government-issued car got about 15 miles per gallon of gasoline,” The Post once wrote...died of cancer in 2004 at age 62.
Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2017 18:29
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Gorsuch Would Lend Antitrust Legal Chops To High Court ($$)

a seasoned antitrust litigator whose record as an attorney and a jurist shows he would not flinch at taking on the most complicated ... secured a $1.05 billion jury verdict for a client from U.S. Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by...
added Feb 2, 2017 16:29

Trump Names 11 SCOTUS Picks, Bypassing Big Law

Presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump’s list for potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees is heavy on federal appellate judges and former clerks for conservative justices and light on big names in politics and private practice.
National Law Journal
added May 21, 2016 01:06

Indiana Supreme Court upholds Indy smoking ban

Prohibiting smoking in bars and restaurants while allowing it in satellite gambling facilities does not violate the Indiana Constitution, the state's highest court ruled Monday. The decision comes several months after the Indiana Court of Appeals found t
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 12, 2016 22:20


He then joined the law firm of Arnold & Porter, where he was a partner from 1985 to 1989 and from 1992 to 1993
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Mar 18, 2016 20:43

Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

Arnold & Porter LLP roared in support as a onetime colleague was chosen to fill a big chair on the U.S. Supreme Court ... died of lung cancer can seek punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on strict liability and...
added Mar 18, 2016 20:31
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