Bloomberg Law
Aug. 30, 2019, 8:51 AM

Orrick Builds Appellate Pipeline Through Associate Arguments

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

Rachel Shalev’s clerked for a Supreme Court justice, two circuit court judges, and got a coveted spot with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe since graduating from Yale Law School five years ago.

But what really stands out are the three cases she’s argued in the federal courts of appeals, including a recent victory in which the New Orleans-based Fifth Circuit invalidated a debtors’ prison scheme.

Shalev and Easha Anand, who this month argued her second circuit court case of the year just before giving birth, reflect Orrick’s practice of giving mid-level associates the kind of appellate experience traditionally reserved for ...

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