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M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, 135 S. Ct. 926 (2015). Successfully represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable on the prevailing side in a Supreme Court case involving the proper interpretation of retiree-benefit provisions in collective bargaining agreements.

 

Mutual Pharm. Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S. Ct. 2466 (2013); PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing, 564 U.S. 604 (2011). Successfully represented group of amici in support of certiorari and on the merits in a pair of Supreme Court cases involving preemption of state-law product liability claims.

 

Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & Sch. v. EEOC, 565 U.S. 171 (2012). Successfully represented numerous religious organizations as amici in support of certiorari and on the merits on the prevailing side of a case involving the “ministerial exception”—a First Amendment rule that requires secular courts to abstain from certain employment disputes between religious institutions and their leaders.

 

Baylor v. United States, No. 07-1461 (U.S. 2008). Represented several amici in support of certiorari in a case challenging the use of the Hobbs Act to prosecute local crimes that have minimal impact on interstate commerce.

 

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