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Eugene A. Sokoloff

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Eugene A. Sokoloff
Languages
English, French, Russian
Practice Group
Litigation

Eugene Sokoloff has filed dozens of merits, amicus, and certiorari-stage briefs in the Supreme Court of the United States, and has briefed numerous appeals and dispositive motions in the lower federal courts. Eugene also advises clients facing pending or threatened litigation on a wide range of complex issues from civil rights to privacy, energy regulation, and bankruptcy.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Eugene served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. While in law school, he was a co-chair of the Morris Tyler Moot Court competition and winner of the Harlan Fisk Stone Prize for best oralist and the Potter Stewart Prize for best written and oral advocacy. He also served as a teaching assistant in civil procedure, and a Coker Fellow in torts.

Practices

Representative experience

Briefed, argued, and won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of a major automobile manufacturer in a patent infringement case.

Briefed, argued, and won an appeal in the U.S Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on behalf of a federal prisoner challenging an unlawfully imposed sentencing enhancement.

Briefed and won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of a medical device manufacturer in a qui tam action.

Briefed and won a motion to dismiss claims brought by an insurance company against a major medical device manufacturer in federal district court.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2012
  • M.A., Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, 2009
  • B.A., First Class Honours, McGill University, 2004

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
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