David C. Frederick

Public Member

David C. Frederick has argued twenty-one cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, including nine in the past three terms. Frederick was an Assistant to the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice from 1996 to 2001. He was graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., summa cum laude); the University of Oxford (D. Phil.), where he was a Rhodes Scholar; and the University of Texas (J.D. with honors).

Frederick was a law clerk to the Honorable Byron R. White, Supreme Court of the United States, and to the Honorable Joseph T. Sneed, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy (West, 2003); The Art of Oral Advocacy (West, 2003); and Rugged Justice: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the American West, 1891-1941 (University of California Press, 1994). Frederick is a partner at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., in Washington, D.C.

Experience

  • Partner, Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
  • Assistant to the Solicitor General (1996-2001), Department of Justice

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