Frederick Gaston Hall joined the firm in 2015. He represents clients in a variety of complex commercial cases as both plaintiffs and defendants. He also advises clients regarding telecommunications issues.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Hall clerked for the Honorable James S. Gwin on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Honorable D. Michael Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center magna cum laude, where he argued a Prison Litigation Reform Act appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He also graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and received a master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University.
Note, Not Everything Is as Easy as a French Press: The Dangerous Reasoning of the Seventh Circuit on Proof of Foreign Law and a Possible Solution, 43 Geo. J. Int’l L. 1457 (2012) (an analysis of Fed. R. Civ. P. 44.1 and Bodum USA, Inc. v. La Cafetiere, Inc., 621 F.3d 624 (7th Cir. 2010))
Arnold S. Rosenberg et al., International Commercial Transactions, Franchising, and Distribution, 46 Int’l Law. 199 (2012) (co-wrote section on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2010)
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
- Order of the Coif
Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, A.M., 2010
Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude, 2009
- Phi Beta Kappa
Law Clerk, Judge D. Michael Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2014-2015
Law Clerk, Judge James S. Gwin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2013-2014