Professor Gornstein is the Executive Director of the Supreme Court Institute and a Visiting Professor at Georgetown Law Center. He previously worked at O’Melveny & Myers in the firm’s appellate practice, specializing in Supreme Court litigation. He was also a Lecturer at the Harvard Law School Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Before that, Professor Gornstein worked in the Department of Justice, first in the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division and then at the Solicitor General’s Office. Professor Gornstein has argued 38 cases in the Supreme Court and more than 30 cases in the courts of appeals. He has been recognized as one of the leading appellate lawyers in Chambers USA.
"The Election And A Fresh Obamacare Challenge Loom Over New Supreme Court Term," coverage in KPCW 91.7FM, featuring Professor from Practice Irv Gornstein.
"New Supreme Court Term Could End Roberts's Dominant Role," coverage by The New York Times, October 4, 2020, featuring Professor From Practice Irv Gornstein.
"Supreme Court opens new term on cusp of conservative control," coverage in the Star Tribune, October 3, 2020, featuring Professor from Practice Irv Gornstein.
"Supreme Court opens new term at the center of America's bitter political divide," coverage by The Washington Post, October 3, 2020, featuring Professor From Practice Irv Gornstein.