Case Status: Dismissed. Dismissal affirmed by an equally divided Supreme Court.

Friedrichs v. CTA: Who are the lawyers?

Lead Counsel Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin served as lead counsel of Friedrichs v. CTA. Mr. Carvin is a partner at Jones Day. Carvin is a founding board member of CIR and has worked closely with CIR on several important cases over the last twenty years, including two major victories: the successful 1997 legal defense of California’s Prop. 209 (Coalition v. Wilson) and Reno v. Bossier Parish, a Supreme Court victory in 2000 that limited the Justice Department’s ability to manipulate minority voting districts.

Carvin has a long list of Supreme Court victories.  He has won victories invalidating Sarbanes-Oxley’s accounting board; preventing the Justice Department from obtaining monetary relief against the tobacco industry under RICO; and overturning the federal government’s plan to statistically adjust the census.

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