Bancroft partner Paul Clement was named a Litigator of the Week for securing a Second Circuit ruling in favor of COMMISA, a Mexican subsidiary of KBR, Inc. The decision follows a decade of litigation and affirmed a judgement in excess of $465 million against Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Pemex.
Reza Zarrab added Bancroft partners Paul Clement and Viet Dinh to his defense team, seizing on their expertise as appellate specialists. The team will rely on their respective backgrounds as former solicitor general and former assistant attorney general.
Bancroft was voted the #4 firm (up from #5) in the 2017 edition of Vault’s Litigation Boutique rankings.
Bancroft attorneys argued before the Supreme Court more than any other firm this term, appearing at the lectern on eight separate occasions. Bancroft partner Paul Clement argued six times, and partner Erin Murphy argued twice. Murphy was the only woman outside the Office of the Solicitor General with two arguments this term.
Bancroft won five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2015 term, including as amici. As “one of the most successful high court practices in the country,” the firm shaped landmark rulings on the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate and on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy.
Law360 names Bancroft “Legal Lions” for the In re National Football League Players Concussion Injury Litigation win.
The National Law Journal interviewed Bancroft’s Paul Clement following his argument for the religious freedom case, United States v. Sterling.
Bancroft partner Paul Clement is named a Litigator of the Week for his argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, paving the way for Argentina to return to the international capital markets. The Second Circuit ruled in Argentina’s favor, affirming the district court’s decision to lift a pair of injunctions against the nation.
Bancroft associate Andrew Ferguson will clerk for Justice Thomas during the 2016 term.
Bancroft partner Paul Clement was named a 2015 Appellate MVP. Law360 highlighted Clement’s work representing Integrity Staffing Solutions, HBSC Holdings PLC, and his upcoming arguments on behalf, among others, of the NFL and UFC.