Janine Lopez focuses her practice on appellate and complex civil litigation matters. She has argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and has briefed cases in state and federal court on questions of administrative law, patent law, foreign sovereign immunity, Native American law, and a variety of other statutory and constitutional issues. Ms. Lopez also maintains an active pro bono practice, with an emphasis on civil rights litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lopez served as a law clerk to Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the US Supreme Court and Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Ms. Lopez graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she received the Morgan Chu Prize after her first year.

Credentials

Education
  • BA, Political Science, Brown University, 2011, magna cum laude
  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2014, magna cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
Clerkships
  • Supreme Court of the United States, The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, The Honorable Merrick B. Garland
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