Susan Simpson Joins C&P as Of Counsel

Today we welcome lawyer, blogger, and podcaster Susan Simpson, who joins Clinton & Peed as Of Counsel. Susan is an experienced criminal and civil litigator known for her creativity, tenacity, and relentless pursuit of evidence. She previously served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and then practiced white-collar criminal defense and commercial litigation at a small firm in the District of Columbia.

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Gregory Lipper
Greg Lipper Quoted in Report on Legal System’s Treatment of Teenage Brains

Partner Greg Lipper is quoted in a new article, from the Society for Neuroscience’s BrainFacts.org, about how teenage brains are treated in the adult world. In particular, Greg addressed courts’ use of brain science in criminal and constitutional cases, in which 18 is often but not always “a legally significant age.” In “a worst-case scenario,” he added, “information about the teenage brain could be used to limit the rights of teenagers even more than they are limited now.”

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Tim Clinton Selected for 2019 Washington, DC Super Lawyers

Washington DC SuperLawyers Magazine has selected founding partner Tim Clinton to its list of "SuperLawyers" for 2019. Mr. Clinton was first selected to this list in 2016 and has remained on the list for four years running. Before that, he and partner Matt Peed were selected for inclusion in the list of "Rising Stars" for 2014 and 2015; partner Greg Lipper was selected for inclusion in the “Rising Stars” list in 2013; and partner Alec Rosenberg was selected for inclusion in the “SuperLawyers” lists of 2014 and 2015.

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C&P Files Supreme Court Cert Petition Challenging Alabama Probation Orders Issued Without Judicial Review or Approval

Today Clinton & Peed has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate our clients’ legal challenges to coercive probation orders, issued in Montgomery, Alabama without judicial review or approval. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that our clients’ lawsuits were barred by the RookerFeldman doctrine, a judge-made jurisdictional rule barring federal courts from hearing lawsuits challenging state-court judgments.

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Gregory Lipper
Alec Rosenberg Joins the Partnership at Clinton & Peed

We are thrilled to welcome Alec Rosenberg as a partner, effective April 1, 2019.  Alec, Tim, and Greg have known each other since their days as litigation associates in Covington & Burling's Washington, DC office, when Alec served as Tim’s senior "associate mentor."  We have kept in touch with Alec, and have worked with him in various capacities, since then, including during his time as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice of Arent Fox (Washington, DC). 

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