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Himmelfarb, Dan

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Dan Himmelfarb has filed more than 200 merits and petition-stage briefs in the US Supreme Court and has argued more than 40 cases in 10 different appellate courts, including 12 in the US Supreme Court and 13 in the Second Circuit. Dan has particular experience in the areas of torts, administrative law, criminal law, constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. His appellate work has earned him recognition in The Legal 500 United States, The National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List,” The Best Lawyers in America and Washington DC Super Lawyers. Dan is a co-author of the tenth edition of Supreme Court Practice, published by BNA Books in 2013, and the first and second editions of Federal Appellate Practice, published by BNA Books in 2008 and 2013.

Before joining Mayer Brown in 2007, Dan served for five years as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of New York and then for five years as an Assistant to the US Solicitor General. In 2005, he received the US Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award. Before joining the Department of Justice, Dan was in private practice for three years in New York.

Dan received his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. After graduating from law school, Dan clerked for Judge J. Michael Luttig of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and for Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the US Supreme Court.

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