Katherine Twomey is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. She is a member of the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice.
Ms. Twomey’s experience includes drafting numerous briefs filed in the Supreme Court of the United States, including the successful petition for certiorari in Ford Motor Company v. United States, No. 13-113. She has also drafted appellate briefs, petitions, and motions in the United States Courts of Appeals and state appellate courts on a wide range of subjects, including the First Amendment, sovereign immunity, preemption, res judicata, justiciability, administrative law, environmental law, securities law, tax law, patent law and antitrust law.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Twomey served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as the Articles Development Editor of the Virginia Law Review, graduated Order of the Coif, and received the Margaret G. Hyde Award, the Law School Alumni Association Best Note Award and the Z Society Shannon Award.
Ms. Twomey also currently serves as a Lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law, where she teaches a short course titled “Supreme Court Decisionmaking: A Case Study.”