Congratulations To The 2023 Bristow Fellows
Gender diversity, yes—this is the first majority-female class since 2017—but law school diversity, no.
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Five young lawyers have something extra to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Earlier this month, they were awarded Bristow Fellowships, prestigious one-year fellowships at the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of the Solicitor General (“OSG”), which allow attorneys to work on Supreme Court cases just a few years out of law school.
A Bristow Fellowship is an excellent launchpad for a high-powered legal career. Many Bristow Fellows go on to clerk for the Supreme Court—and at least one, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, now sits on it. Feel free to mention other notable Bristow alumni in the comments—or email me if you prefer, and I’ll post in the comments on your behalf. (And speaking of SCOTUS clerks, I’m working on a new clerk hiring roundup; if you know of hires that didn’t appear in my last report, please email me.)
Here are the Bristow Fellows for October Term 2023 (2023-2024):
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