Amy Kett focuses her litigation practice on persuasive brief writing. She has submitted briefs on behalf of clients at virtually every stage of litigation before numerous federal and state trial and appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition, she has successfully orally argued cases before federal and state courts of appeal. She has also represented clients in proceedings before the EEOC and the NLRB.

Amy's experience has spanned a variety of substantive areas, including employment and education law, products liability law, class action law, and administrative law. She is particularly well-versed in the anti-discrimination laws applicable to the employment and education sectors. Amy also counsels clients on the development of employment policies consistent with current state and federal laws.

Prior to joining the firm in 1993, Amy served as a law clerk to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court and to Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 1991

M.A., Harvard University, 1987

B.A., Oberlin College, 1984

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

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