Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Washington duo behind a Texas affirmative action case

The Washington Post
Capital Business

By Catherine Ho,

Eighteen years ago, Edward Blum was a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by several Texas voters who sued the state over its redistricting plan.

When the case, Bush v. Vera , landed on the Supreme Court’s docket, Blum knew he needed a law firm with a well-oiled appellate practice to argue on his behalf. That’s when he found Dan Troy, then a partner at Wiley Rein, one of Washington’s largest home-grown law firms.

Full Story: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/the-washington-duo-behind-texas-affirmative-action-case/2012/02/28/gIQAEfsrqR_story.html

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