On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the U.S. senate confirmed Stephen Schwartz to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, becoming the eighth Trump appointee to the court. While employed at Schaerr-Jaffe, Stephen Schwartz represented clients in administrative, trial court, and appellate matt...
On October 15, 2020, Chris Bartolomucci, a Schaerr l Jaffe partner, spoke on “Signing Statements and Executive Orders” as part of a Washington University/Brookings Institution course for federal officials on Legislation & Regulation.
On July 29, 2020, Schaerr l Jaffe LLP secured a dismissal in a case brought by abortion providers against the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. In 2017, several Louisiana abortion providers challenged the entire structure of health and safety regulations applicable to the state'...
Erik Jaffe, a partner of Schaerr l Jaffe, was a featured speaker on the Federalist Society's teleforum about the federalization of elections.
We are thrilled to announce that H. Christopher Bartolomucci has joined the Schaerr l Jaffe team as principal partner.
The Pacific Research Insitute (PRI) spoke to Erik Jaffe ahead of major rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a new article on the Christian Broadcast Network (CBN), Erik Jaffe, partner of Schaerr l Jaffe, reflected on his experiences working with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
Erik Jaffe was featured in the Committee for Justice's discussion about Justice Clarence Thomas. Curt Levey, President of the Committee for Justice moderated the panel which included former Thomas law clerks and a scholar.
Schaerr-Jaffe partner Gene Schaerr discussed corpus linguistics at the 2019 American Bar Association's Administrative Law Conference in Washington, DC on November 14.
News Alert: Pacific Research Institute & Project for Privacy and Surveillance Accountability File Amicus Brief in Support of Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Xavier Becerra
The Pacific Research Institute and Project for Privacy and Accountability have filed an Amicus brief supporting Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP) in its lawsuit against the Attorney General of the State of California, Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Xavier Becerra.
News Alert: Gene Schaerr Featured in LA Times Article About Whether California Can Require Trump to Disclose Tax Returns
Can a California law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns survive legal challenges? That's the question the Los Angeles Times posed to legal experts across the country, including to Schaerr-Jaffe's founding partner Gene Schaerr.
Schaerr-Jaffe partner Erik Jaffe was a featured speaker at BYU Law's Religious Freedom Annual Review on June 19, 2019, where he weighed in on newly-appointed US Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh and predicted how they might rule on religious freedom cases.
In May, partner Stephen Schwartz and other Schaerr | Jaffe Attorneys, including partners Gene Schaerr and Erik Jaffe, assisted the Louisiana Attorney General in filing a conditional cross-petition for certiorari in a major U.S. Supreme Court abortion case.
The amicus brief on behalf of the Cato Institute, written by Schaerr-Jaffe partner Erik Jaffe, along with former Solicitor General Ken Starr, Professor Arthur Miller and others from the Lanier Law Firm, and Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus from Cato, was cited by Justice Thomas in his concurrence ...
News Alert: Erik Jaffe Files Amicus Brief Claiming NYC Gun Control Law Violates the Second Amendment
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, our founding partner Erik Jaffe along with the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Firearms Policy Foundation (FPF) and The Calguns Foundation (CGF), filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to strike down a New York City gun control law, claiming it violates the...
On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Erik Jaffe served as moderator for the Federalist Society's Seventh Annual Executive Branch Review Conference. The segment, entitled 'Alphabet Soup: EEOC vs. OCR vs. DOL OFCCP, discussed how administrative agencies address civil rights issues. Watch the full discussio...
On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Gene Schaerr spoke at the Federalist Society's Seventh Annual Executive Branch Review Conference about 'How the Federal Government Litigates cases.'
On Friday, March 22, 2019, Schaerr-Jaffe partner Erik Jaffe was interviewed for NBC Nightly News about his work on behalf of gun owners, appealing the Trump administration's ban on bump stocks. "The government is just wrong to focus on the behavior of the person rather than the function of the ...
Gene Schaerr, Erik Jaffe and Michael Worley, of Schaerr-Jaffe, are representing a Seventh-day Adventist who was fired from Walgreens for failing to show up to his shift scheduled on his religion's Sabbath.
News Alert: Partner Erik Jaffe Files Brief on Behalf of Firearms Policy Foundation Appealing Bumpstock Ban
On March 4, 2019, attorneys for the Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation filed opening briefs in their consolidated appeals with the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the ongoing federal litigation challenging the ATF's bump-stock ban, scheduled to go into effect March 26.
Schaerr | Duncan files brief on behalf of U.S. Senators and Representatives in Arlene's Flowers case
Yesterday a group of members of Congress, represented by Schaerr | Duncan, filed a brief in support of certiorari in the case of Arlenes Flowers v. Washington. The petitioner, Barronelle Stutzman, was coerced by both a Washington nondiscrimination law and lower courts into servicing and attendi...
Trinity Lutheran is highly important for all religious institutions. True, the immediate issue in the case was mundane: whether a church-owned school could compete on equal terms for a state grant that would reimburse it for resurfacing its playground with rubber from recycled tires. But the c...