Nicole A. Saharsky is co-head of Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice. She focusses her practice on briefing and arguing cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the federal and state appellate courts and on developing legal strategy for the trail courts and agency proceedings.
She previously served for ten years as an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the United States Department of Justice, where she was responsible for briefing and arguing cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and overseeing government appeals in the federal court of appeals. Nicole has argued more cases in the U.S. Supreme Court than any other woman over the last decade. She has argued 29 cases, briefed 45 cases on the merits, and filed hundreds of certiorari-stage briefs and motions in the Supreme Court. Her cases involved a broad range of business issues, including securities fraud, intellectual property, labor and employment, bankruptcy, personal jurisdiction, and corporate criminal liability.
Nicole frequently is asked to provide commentary on the Supreme Court by C-SPAN, Law360, Reuters, and other national media outlets. She recently was featured in a Law360 article and video series on the topic, “Will the Future of the Supreme Court Bar Be Female?”