Selected Filings, Presentations, and Media Mentions

  • On October 16, 2017, the amicus brief filed by Deutsch Hunt PLLC on behalf of 3M Co., The Procter & Gamble Co., Johnson & Johnson, Shell International, and other companies in Oil States Energy Servs., LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, was quoted in an article about the intellectual property cases before the Supreme Court in its 2017 term. Read Scott Graham, At High Court, Just One IP Case That Matters, National Law Journal, Oct. 16, 2017 (registration required).

  • On October 2, 2017, the news media covered the Supreme Court's denial of a petition claiming that public use of North Carolina beaches was a taking despite historic and long-standing public use of the beaches. Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed a successful brief in opposition to the petition on behalf of Emerald Isle, North Carolina.

  • On September 18, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of a group of Federal Courts and Federal Indian Law Scholars as amici curiae in support of Respondents in Patchak v. Zinke, No. 16-498 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • On September 13, 2017, Ruthanne Deutsch and Hyland Hunt presented a CLE for Lawline that illustrated strategies for persuading the Supreme Court that a case warrants certiorari review and presented tips for arguing a case in front of the Justices.

  • On August 31, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of 3M Company, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Cargill Incorporated, Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto Company, the Procter & Gamble Company, Raytheon Company, and Shell International as amici curiae in support of neither party in Oil States Energy Servs., LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, No. 16-712 (S. Ct.).  
  • On July 26, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC was mentioned in connection with its representation, together with lead counsel Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, of hospitals in a successful D.C. Circuit appeal invalidating an attempted Medicare rule in Allina Health Servs. v. Price. Read Eric Topor, Hospitals Score Big Win on Appeal of Medicare Payment Rule, BNA, Jul. 26, 2017.

  • On June 27, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of Former U.S. Counterterrorism and National Security Officials as amici curiae in support of Petitioners in Jesner v. Arab Bank PLC, No. 16-499 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • On May 19, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC, together with Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, filed an amicus brief on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Civil Liberties Union as amici curiae in support of Petitioner in Class v. United States, No. 16-424 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • On March 31, 2017, Hyland Hunt moderated the Supreme Court Review panel at the ABA's 2017 National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law, hosted by the Section of Labor and Employment Law.

  • On March 27, 2017, Ruthanne Deutsch gave a presentation regarding Endrew F. v. Douglas County School Board, as part of the D.C. Bar's CLE seminar series on issues and cases before the court. More about the event can be viewed here.

  • On March 6, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of Current and Former Directors of Publicly Traded Companies as amici curiae in support of Petitioner in California Public Employees' Retirement Sys. v. ANZ Securities Inc., No. 16-373 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • On March 2, 2017, Ruthanne Deutsch and Hyland Hunt published an article, First Steps for Launching Your Own Firm, in the Winter 2017 issue of The Woman Advocate. Read the article here (ABA membership required).

  • On February 7, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC, together with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, filed an amicus brief on behalf of America's Health Insurance Plans in Land of Lincoln Mutual Health Ins. Co. v. United States, No. 17-1224, arguing in support of Appellant in an appeal addressing the Affordable Care Act's risk corridors program.

  • On February 6, 2017, Ruthanne Deutsch and Hyland Hunt presented a podcast on Ten Tips for Preparing and Presenting Oral Argument for the American Bar Association's Sound Advice podcast series.
    • Listen to the podcast here (ABA membership required).
    • Read the companion written summary here.

  • On December 21, 2016, Deutsch Hunt PLLC  filed an amicus brief on behalf of AASA, the School Superintendents Association; CASE, the Council of Administrators of Special Education; the Association of School Business Officials International; and five other educational organizations as amici curiae in support of Respondent in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School Board, No. 15-827 (S. Ct.).