6 SCOTUS Clerks Choose Jones Day
Out of36Supreme Court clerks for the 2011-2012 term,one sixthended up atJones Day. Issues & Appeals chairGlen Nager, who clerked for Justice OConnor and tried hisfirst SCOTUS caseat age28, says it could have something to do with our strategy of deploying appellate lawyers outside of, as well as within, theBeltwayin all applicable matters, at early stages of litigation.Rachel Bloomekatz(a Breyer clerk), bottom right, is the latest to come on board, starting with the firm this summer; in the interim, shed been working on theSenate reelection campaignof Ohios Sherrod Brown. (He won.) Sitting next to her isRyan Newman(Alito), and standing:Anthony Dick(Alito),Jeff Johnson(Kagan),Brian Lea(Thomas), andChristopher DiPompeo(Roberts). The firm has2,400lawyers around the globe, and its SCOTUS clerksaren'tjust staying at the 51 Louisiana Ave office: Brian made Atlanta his home and Rachel will head to Columbus.