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Former Solicitor General Discusses Supreme Court Advocacy

November 19, 2012

Former Solicitor General Gregory Garre appeared at the law school on Nov. 15 to discuss his experience arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Garre, now a partner with Latham & Watkins and chair of the Washington firm’s Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group, has argued more than 30 cases before the nation’s high court including recent arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case. 

He has successfully argued numerous high-profile cases before the court, including Ashcroft v. Iqbal, Monsanto v. Geerston Seed Farm, Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., and Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. During the 2011-2012 term, he argued four cases before the court, including Maples v. Thomas.