Kolya Glick represents clients in all phases of complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has argued motions and appeals in federal court; litigated virtual bench trials in state court; represented parties at the certiorari and merits stages in the US Supreme Court; and successfully briefed cases involving high-stakes constitutional questions, administrative law, and state consumer protection laws. Mr. Glick also maintains an active pro bono practice that focuses on First Amendment law and voting rights.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Glick served as a law clerk to the Honorable Scott M. Matheson of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Honorable Karen L. Henderson of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, and the Honorable Liam O'Grady for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Glick graduated with highest honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he served as the Senior Projects Editor of the George Washington Law Review. Since graduating, he has returned to GW Law to teach legal research and writing courses to first-year law students.

Experience

  • Briefed, argued, and defeated a motion to dismiss counterclaims in a complex breach-of-contract and business tort case, leading to a favorable settlement. Chenega Corp. v. Antkowiak, No. 19-cv-1329 (E.D. Va. 2020).
  • Briefed Second Circuit appeal involving high-stakes constitutional questions for former University of Connecticut Women's Soccer player whose scholarship was revoked. Radwan v. University of Connecticut Bd. of Trustees, No. 20-2194 (2d Cir.) (appeal pending)
  • Argued novel Ninth Circuit First Amendment retaliation case involving freedom of speech in the courtroom as amicus curiae for the National Police Accountability Project. Ohlson v. Brady, No. 20-15656 (9th Cir.) (appeal pending).
  • Represented two major pharmaceutical companies in multi-million dollar consumer protection case brought by the State Attorney General's office, including through discovery, multiple summary judgment motions, and a four-week virtual bench trial in Hawaii state court.
  • Briefed numerous state court motions, appellate briefs, and a petition for a writ of mandamus in the Alabama Supreme Court for major pharmaceutical company involved in nationwide consumer protection litigation.
  • Briefed Supreme Court merits-stage amicus brief on behalf of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. United States v. Sineneng-Smith, 140 S. Ct. 1575 (2020).

Credentials

Education
  • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2015,

    Highest Honors, Order of the Coif

  • BA, History, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth, and DC Circuits
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Clerkships
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, The Honorable Liam O'Grady
  • US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, The Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, The Honorable Scott M. Matheson
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