B.A., Yale; J.D., Harvard
Mitchell P. Reich is an attorney at Hogan Lovells US LLP who focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. He successfully argued the 9th Circuit appeal challenging President Trump’s travel ban, has written over a dozen Supreme Court merits briefs on major questions of statutory interpretation and constitutional law, and handles cases in the federal courts of appeals that span the full range of the appellate group’s docket, from securities law and ERISA to education and foreign sovereign immunity. As part of his vibrant pro bono practice, Professor Reich has represented prisoners on sentencing appeals, challenged the constitutionality of Arizona’s death penalty scheme, and filed a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of the country’s leading anti-discrimination scholars.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Professor Reich clerked for Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court and Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He also worked in the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel, where he advised the White House, the attorney general, and federal agencies on major questions of constitutional, statutory, and administrative law. Professor Reich graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review and a member of the winning team in the Ames Moot Court Competition. Professor Reich also graduated magna cum laude from Yale College, where he majored in Classics and Political Science.