The Supreme Court and the War on Terror: An Evolving Role with Seth P. Waxman.
Waxman, former U.S. Solicitor General, deliverers the Chautauqua Institution's third annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Seth P. Waxman
Seth P. Waxman is a partner in the firm's Regulatory and Government Affairs and Litigation and Controversy Departments, and the chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Waxman is also a member of the Defense and National Security, Public Policy and Strategy, Government and Regulatory Litigation, and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups. Mr. Waxman is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He joined the firm in 2001.
Universally considered to be among the country's premier Supreme Court and appellate advocates, Mr. Waxman served as Solicitor General of the United States from 1997 through January 2001. In addition to leading the firm's appellate practice, Mr. Waxman engages in a broad litigation and counseling practice, with particular emphasis on complex challenges involving governments or public policy issues. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he also is a widely respected business trial litigator—one of only three litigators in Washington, DC, accorded both "star" rating by Chambers USA and "leading lawyer" ranking in PLC's Global Counsel Handbook. He also has been ranked among Washingtonian magazine's "Top 30 Lawyers" and listed for "Bet-the-Company-Litigation" (among other categories) in The Best Lawyers in America.