Litigating before the Court is no easy task. Leading companies and global market leaders need to know what to expect when interacting with the Court, including how to:
- Successfully petition for (or oppose a petition for) a writ of certiorari
- Successfully brief and argue a merits case before the Court and attract influential amicus support, including from the United States
- Make the most of the Supreme Court docket as a non-party with business and industry interests that will be impacted by a pending case
When interacting with the Court, Latham’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice has the institutional experience and insight to navigate an issue or case to a successful outcome. The group is led by a former US Solicitor General and includes three former Assistants to the Solicitor General. All of the partners in the group have served as law clerks to Supreme Court Justices. Latham’s Supreme Court practitioners have argued before the Court more than 65 times, representing Fortune 100 corporations, governments, leading educational institutions, and individuals. Between 2001 and 2015, Latham had the highest rate of certiorari petitions granted among all Am Law 100 law firms, with the Court granting 28.3% of Latham’s petitions (compared to an average of about 1% for other firms). Latham’s practitioners provide clients skilled and seasoned representation when advocating to the Solicitor General’s Office and before the Supreme Court. We’ve got Washington covered.