Photo by Hugh Williams.
MAUREEN MAHONEY, a veteran appellate and Supreme Court lawyer at Latham & Watkins and a member of several of our past Lawdragon 500 guides for her leadership in the practice of high-stakes appellate litigation.
Given the excitement of the present U.S. Supreme Court season, it made sense to take from the vault a photo of one of the many high court litigators we've honored over the years. These were taken by photographer Hugh Williams in 2009. Of course, we aren't the only ones to have honored Mahoney. The National Law Journal named her one of The Decade's Most Influential Lawyers in 2010, in no small part to her victory in Grutter v. Bollinger in 2003, when she successfully defended affirmative action in university admissions.