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Deepak GuptaDeepak Gupta. Deepak is an experienced appellate advocate who has litigated a wide range of cutting-edge issues in the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts across the country, and several state supreme courts. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown and American universities. Before founding the firm, he served as Senior Litigation Counsel and Senior Counsel for Enforcement Strategy during the historic launch of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2011-2012. As the first appellate lawyer hired under Elizabeth Warren’s leadership, he defended the agency in court, worked with the Solicitor General on Supreme Court matters, and advised top officials. He previously worked for seven years as an attorney at Public Citizen, where he founded and directed the Consumer Justice Project and argued before the Supreme Court in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion (2011), a case at the intersection of arbitration, preemption, and class actions that the Washington Post described as “one of the court’s most important on consumer rights in years.”  Full bio>
Greg Beck. Greg specializes in Supreme Court, appellate, and complex litigation, with an emphasis on free speech, including commercial speech and lawyer advertising; intellectual property; consumers’ and workers’ rights; and federal jurisdiction. He has argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Second, Third, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits, and district courts around the country. Greg is an authority on commercial speech, having successfully challenged the constitutionality of the lawyer advertising rules of New York, Florida, and Louisiana. Greg’s practice often involves cutting-edge issues at the intersection of technology and the law—a practice informed by his past experience as a computer programmer at Microsoft.  He also teaches appellate advocacy at Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law. Full bio>
Jon-Taylor-photo-300x287Jonathan Taylor. Jon focuses on representing plaintiffs in Supreme Court, appellate, and complex litigation. A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Jon joined the firm in September 2012 following his clerkship with the Honorable Ronald Lee Gilman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Full bio>

 

P_Conti_BrownPeter Conti-Brown. Peter focuses on appellate litigation and policy consulting, with an emphasis on banking, bankruptcy, administrative law, and financial reform. A graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School, Peter joined the firm in August 2013 following clerkships with the Honorable Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is also a PhD candidate in history at Princeton University and a Non-Resident Fellow at Stanford Law School. Full bio>
Brian WolfmanBrian teaches appellate advocacy at Harvard Law School and is co-director of the Institute for Public Representation at Georgetown Law, where he also teaches Federal Courts. He is an expert on class actions, preemption, and civil justice issues, and recently served as Advisor to the American Law Institute’s Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation, akin to a “restatement” of the law governing class actions. Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Brian spent 20 years at Public Citizen Litigation Group, the last five years as its Director. Brian has argued five cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and dozens of others before appellate and trial courts nationwide.  Full bio>
Richard J. Rubin. Dick Rubin is a consumer law expert and appellate advocate, a founding member and Chair Emeritus of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, an author of the National Consumer Law Center’s widely praised legal treatises, and a recipient of the Vern Countryman Award—the nation’s highest honor for contributions to the field of consumer law. Dick has practiced law for nearly four decades and has limited his practice to appellate advocacy over the past two decades. He has appeared in nearly every federal circuit.  Full bio>