Yale Law School Supreme Court Watchers 2017

Boris Bershteyn Jonathan Marcus

On June 28 and 29, Skadden hosted the Supreme Court Watchers Breakfasts held by the Yale Law School Associations of Illinois, New York City and Washington, D.C.

In Chicago, the annual panel discussion of the Supreme Court term was moderated by Renato Mariotti, a trial partner at Thompson Coburn. Panelists included Skadden partner Boris Bershteyn; Daniel Hemel, an assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School; Candace Jackson-Akiwumi, a Skadden alum and attorney for the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois; and Michael Scodro, a partner at Mayer Brown.

In New York and Washington, D.C., the discussions were moderated by Linda Greenhouse, a journalist in residence and lecturer at Yale Law School.

The New York panelists included Boris Bershteyn; Andrew Pincus, a partner at Mayer Brown and visiting clinical lecturer and supervising attorney at Yale Law School; Paul Smith, a distinguished visitor from practice at Georgetown University Law Center and vice president of litigation and strategy at the Campaign Legal Center; and Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren professor of constitutional law at New York University.

The Washington, D.C. panelists included Skadden of counsel Jonathan Marcus; Beth Brinkmann, a partner at Covington & Burling; Martin Lederman, an associate professor at Georgetown University Law Center; and Andrew Pincus.