Bloomberg Law
July 15, 2020, 2:40 PMUpdated: July 15, 2020, 5:51 PM

U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco Returns to Jones Day (1)

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Noel Francisco is rejoining Jones Day’s Washington office after serving three busy years as U.S. solicitor general that included arguing 17 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Trump administration.

Since stepping into the role in September of 2017, Francisco argued cases that dealt with issues ranging from religious liberty and free speech to separation of powers. They included a successful defense of President Donald Trump’s orders restricting travel from countries deemed to be security risks, in Trump v. Hawaii, and a ruling that vindicated the First Amendment rights of public employees who decline to join ...

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