Bloomberg Law
March 24, 2021, 9:31 AM

They’ve Got Next: Appellate Fresh Face Samir Deger-Sen

Jordan S. Rubin
Jordan S. Rubin

Samir Deger-Sen always wanted to be a lawyer.

In England, where he’s from, they didn’t practice appellate law like in the U.S., he said. Solicitors there work the case up and then hand it off to barristers who argue in court.

Deger-Sen wanted to do both. He came to the U.S. for law school—graduating from Yale in 2013—after undergraduate and masters degrees at Oxford, where he was a world debating champion.

“I always felt like American law was going to be a more enjoyable experience for me, and it’s worked out that way,” he said.

It’s worked out for Latham ...

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