Selected Filings, Presentations, and Media Mentions

  • On October 26, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as amicus curiae in support of certiorari, in Parker Drilling Management Servs., Ltd. v. Newton, No. 18-389 (S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On September 24, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as amicus curiae in support of Respondents, in Chan Healthcare Group v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. , No. 95416-0 (Wash. S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On September 21, 2018, Ruthanne Deutsch served as a panelist for two sessions during the Supreme Court IP Review conference at Chicago-Kent College of Law, reviewing decisions from last term and previewing this term’s intellectual property cases to be heard by the Supreme Court.

  • On September 17, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC, together with Kirkland & Ellis LLP filed an amicus brief in support of Respondent in Jam v. International Finance Corp., No. 17-1011 (S. Ct.). Ruthanne M. Deutsch represented 17 member countries of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency as amici curiae. The brief may be viewed here.

  • On July 27, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as amicus curiae in support of certiorari, in Emerson Electric Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., Orange County, No. 17-1713 (S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On June 18, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as amicus curiae in support of Petitioner, in Stokeling v. United States, No. 17-5554 (S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On June 14, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Small Business Majority Foundation as amicus curiae in opposition to a preliminary injunction, in Texas v. United States of America, No. 4:18-cv-167 (N.D. Tex.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On April 19, 2018, Ruthanne Deutsch was interviewed for a story about the potential impact of Lucia v. SEC, prompted by the amicus brief filed by Deutsch Hunt PLLC on behalf of the Association of Administrative Law Judges. Read Jennifer Bennett, High Court Dispute Over SEC Judges Could Affect Other Agencies, Bloomberg Law, Apr. 19, 2018.

  • On April 2, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Association of Administrative Law Judges as amicus curiae in support of affirming the judgment below, in Lucia v. SEC, No. 17-130 (S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On March 7, 2018, Hyland Hunt gave a presentation as part of a CLE webinar presented by the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law entitled Inter Partes Review After Oil States: Likely Impact and Next Challenges. A recording of the event is available here (paid registration required).

  • On March 1, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the National Association of Certified Service Providers and the Software & Information Industry Association as amici curiae in support of neither party, in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., No. 17-494 (S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • Deutsch Hunt PLLC's amicus brief on behalf of Federal Courts and Federal Indian Law Scholars in support of Respondents in Patchak v. Zinke, No. 16-498 (S. Ct.), was mentioned in connection with the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Respondents (issued on February 27).

  • On January 31, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of America's Health Insurance Plans as amicus curiae in support of Appellant BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, in Individual Healthcare Specialists, Inc. v. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc. (Tenn. S. Ct.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On January 23, 2018, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of America's Health Insurance Plans as amicus curiae in support of West Virginia officials in Air Evac EMS, Inc. v. Cheatham, No. 17-2349 (4th Cir.). The brief may be viewed here.

  • On January 17, 2018, Ruthanne Deutsch was interviewed by Tony Mauro in a "Q&A" feature in Supreme Court Brief about amicus briefs filed by former judges, prompted by the amicus brief filed by Deutsch Hunt PLLC in Hall v. Hall. Read Tony Mauro, Q&A: When Former Judges Become Friends of the Court-and Clients (paid subscription required).

  • On December 19, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of a group of retired U.S. District Judges as amici curiae in support of Respondents in Hall v. Hall, No. 16-1150 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • On November 2, 2017, Deutsch Hunt PLLC filed an amicus brief on behalf of the American Lighting Association, Home Furnishings Association, Jewelers of America, National Sporting Goods Association and six other national trade associations as amici curiae in support of Petitioner in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., No. 17-494 (S. Ct.).  The brief may be viewed here.

  • Deutsch Hunt's amicus brief on behalf of Federal Courts and Federal Indian Law Scholars in Patchak v. Zinke, was mentioned in news coverage previewing the argument in that case (held on November 7).

  • 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.).