March 4, 2024 /

The Gertrude & Milton Kleinman Consultation on Conscience

Sunday, June 2, 2024    
10:00 am

Keynote Speaker

Neal Katyal
Lawyer * Professor * Former Acting Solicitor General * Author

The former Obama administration Acting Solicitor General of the United States and New York Times best selling author, Neal runs one of the largest Supreme Court practices in the world at an international law firm, where he occupies the role formerly held by now Chief Justice John Roberts. He has extensive experience in Constitutional law and Criminal Law. He has orally argued 43 cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, with 41 of them in the last decade. At the age of 50, he has already argued more Supreme Court cases in U.S. history than any other minority attorney, breaking the record of Thurgood Marshall. Neal served as Acting Solicitor General during the Obama administration (the federal government’s top courtroom lawyer) and was responsible for representing the federal government in all appellate matters before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals throughout the nation. He also served in the Deputy Attorney General’s Office at the Justice Department as National Security Advisor. Additionally, Neal is a law professor with more than two decades of experience at the Georgetown University Law Center where he was one of the youngest professors to have received tenure and a chaired professorship in the university’s history. At Georgetown, Neal also serves as Faculty Chair of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection. Neal has also been a visiting professor at both Harvard and Yale law schools.