Big Law Goes to Bat for Gorsuch

MoloLamken's Jeffrey Lamken applauded the nominee's “great judgment” and listening skills. Latham & Watkins partner Alice Fisher also showered praise on Neil Gorsuch in testimony Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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  • 'Not My Finest Moment,' Gorsuch Says About Gitmo Letter

    By Tony Mauro

    In a revealing moment of regret, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Wednesday that a 2006 email he wrote calling negative attention to big law firm that were representing Guantanamo detainees was "not my finest moment."

  • Gorsuch Says He's No Class Action Foe, And Other Highlights

    By Marcia Coyle

    On the second day of his confirmation hearings, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch insisted he wasn't biased against class actions, countered claims he usually ruled against the “little guy,” and declined to state his thoughts on abortion and torture.

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Regulation

  • Jay Clayton, SEC Chair Nominee, Grilled Over Wall Street Ties

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Fending off questions about his lucrative law practice and potential conflicts of interest, Jay Clayton, the Sullivan & Cromwell partner who was nominated to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended his private sector experience as an asset and said he was "committed to showing no favoritism to anyone in this position."

  • Lawyers in Gorsuch 'Frozen Trucker' Case Surprised at Attention

    By Marcia Coyle

    The case of the frozen trucker sounds like a Conan Doyle mystery but it has become a focal point in Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings, to the surprise of the lawyers who faced off before the judge—and to the frustration of one of them.

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