2011 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series
2011 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecturer
Robert A. Long2011 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecturer
Mr. Robert A. Long, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP and former law clerk to Justice Powell
"The Good Lawyer in the 21st Century"
When: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 6:30
Where: Lee Chapel
Robert Long practices in the areas of appellate litigation, antitrust, and administrative law. He chairs the firm's Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Group. Mr. Long has argued 16 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and has played a substantial role in the briefing or oral argument of more than 100 cases in federal and state appellate courts. He was a law clerk to Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge John Minor Wisdom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
From 1990 to 1993, he served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States. He is recognized as a leading appellate lawyer in Best Lawyers in America (also listed for administrative law and commercial litigation), Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers, Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Washingtonian "Top Lawyers," and Washington, DC Super Lawyers. Mr. Long is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.