John P. Elwood

John P. Elwood

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  • Appeals & Appellate
  • District of Columbia, Georgia
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Practice Area
    Appeals & Appellate
Additional Practice Area
  • False Claims Act Qui Tam Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Georgia
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3rd Circuit
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4th Circuit
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5th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Head, Appellate and Supreme Court practice group
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
- Current
Partner
Vinson & Elkins
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Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D.C.
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Assistant to the Solicitor General
Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
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Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
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Law clerk to Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court of the United States
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Attorney
Appellate Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
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Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
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Law clerk to Judge J. Daniel Mahoney
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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Education
Yale Law School
J.D.
Activities: Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal
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Princeton University
A.B. (1989)
Honors: summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Awards
Appellate MVP
Law360
Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service
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Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service
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Legal 500
U.S., Supreme Court & Appellate – Supreme Court
2010?2015
The Best Lawyers in America
, appellate practice
2013–2016
Washington’s Top Lawyers–Supreme Court
Washingtonian Magazine
2013–2014
"Litigation Star": National
Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation
2012?2016
Local Litigation Star
Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation
2012 - 2016
Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
Member
Current
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ABA Standing Committee for Amicus Curiae Briefs
Member
Current
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University of Virginia School of Law Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Adviser
Current
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Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
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Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court
Member
Current
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Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court
Member
Current
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC 20037-1701
Telephone: (202) 639-6518
Fax: (202) 639-8917
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