Brian Netter is an partner in the Washington DC office of Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court & Appellate practice. He has written numerous briefs in the Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals in areas such as administrative and constitutional law, civil procedure, intellectual property, and ERISA, and has argued cases before the US Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and D.C. Circuits. He also practices in trial courts, focusing on motions practice and matters requiring quantitative experience.
Brian was previously a law clerk to Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on the US Supreme Court and to Judge Judith W. Rogers on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.
He earned his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was a book reviews editor on the Yale Law Journal and was awarded the Thurman Arnold Prize (best oralist) and Potter Stewart Prize (best team) in the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals, the John M. Olin Prize (law and economics) and Margaret Gruter Prize (ethology and the law) for outstanding papers and the William K.S. Wang Prize for excellence in corporate law. He earned his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, and his master’s degree, both in Industrial & Operations Engineering, from the University of Michigan.