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Carter Phillips and Sidley’s Appellate Group Win Three Cases Before the U.S. Supreme Court in One Week

Carter Phillips and the Firm’s appellate group have achieved an unusual string of victories before the U.S. Supreme Court by winning three cases in a week. Overall this term, our appellate team has made six arguments before the Court with no losses.

Sidley represented Fox Television in FCC v. Fox Television and Southern Union in Southern Union Company v. U.S. Carter argued successfully on behalf of Fox and Southern Union before the Court. Also this week, the Court ruled in favor of a group of Native American tribes in Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Chapter. Carter argued before the Court on behalf of the tribes.

The Sidley teams also consisted of the following lawyers: David Petron, James Young and Ryan Morris in FCC v. Fox Television; Jeff Green and Jackie Cooper in Southern Union Company v. U.S.; and Jon Cohn, Matt Krueger and Chris Bates in Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Chapter.