Rosenthal argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Third-year student Matt B. Rosenthal recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as part of the law school's Appellate Litigation Clinic. The case was Lawrence Niskey v. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and the question was whether Niskey had exhausted his administrative remedies while pursuing his Title VII claims. Third-year students Mandi R. Moroz and Lesley A. O’Neill were student counsel in the case as well. They helped Rosenthal prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments, and they attended the argument in D.C.  The three judges hearing the case were Patricia A. Millett, Cornelia T.L. Pillard and Stephen F. Williams.