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  1. Appeals: 70%
    14 years
  2. Constitutional: 25%
    14 years
  3. White Collar Crime: 5%

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Stris & Maher LLP

3201 Purdue Ave
Dallas, TX, 75225


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Brief AwardNational Association of Attorneys General2011
Best Brief AwardNational Association of Attorneys General2009
Best Brief AwardNational Association of Attorneys General2008
Wiley W. Manual Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesCalifornia State Bar2006
Three-year Appointment, Pro Bono PanelU.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit2006
Championship Team -- Ames Moot CourtHarvard Law School2002
Best Brief Award -- Ames Moot CourtHarvard Law School2002
Notes ChairHarvard Law Review2001
1L Moot Court, Best Brief AwardHarvard Law School2000
Phi Beta KappaStanford University1999
Departmental Honors, with distinctionStanford University1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chair, Supreme Court and Appellate PracticeStris & Maher LLP2015 - Present
PrincipalMcKool Smith, PC2013 - 2015
Of CounselGibson Dunn & Crutcher2011 - 2013
Assistant Solicitor GeneralOffice of the Solicitor General of Texas2007 - 2011
AssociateMunger Tolles & Olson2004 - 2007
AssociateRobbins Russell Englert Orseck & Untereiner2003 - 2004
Law ClerkHon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Cir.2002 - 2003
Research AssistantProfessor Laurence H. Tribe2001 - 2002
Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of TexasThe Confrontation Clause: Confronting the Court's Recalibrated Sixth Amendment Jurisprudence2012
Harvard Law ReviewNote, An Unnecessary Choice of Law: Volt, Mastrobuono, and Federal Arbitration Act Preemption2002
Harvard Law ReviewCase Comment, The Supreme Court, 2000 Term--Leading Cases2001
Harvard Law ReviewRecent Case, State Action2001
Harvard Journal on LegislationRecent Legislation, Needle Exchange Program Funding2000
Journal of Law, Medicine & EthicsRecent Developments, Organ Transplanation: New Regulations to Alter Distribution of Organs2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Stanford UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar CollegeU.S. Supreme Court Update2015
Legal Writing to WinWriting Persuasive Facts and Framing the Questions Presented2015
Exceptional Legal WritingApproaching the Legal Writing Project: Understanding the Objective of Every Document2013
Bill of Rights: Litigating the ConstitutionThe Right to Counsel in Civil Cases2013
State Bar CollegeU.S. Supreme Court Update2012
Litigating the Bill of RightsThe Confrontation Clause: Confronting the Court's Recalibrated Sixth Amendment Jurisprudence2012
State Bar CollegeThe Roberts Court At Five Years2011
Office of the Attorney General of TexasAppellate Brief Writing And Oral Argument2011