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Scott H. Angstreich

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Scott Angstreich’s practice encompasses a wide array of regulatory and appellate matters, with a particular focus on administrative law and telecommunications and energy regulation.  He has argued more than 45 appeals before the United States Supreme Court, ten different United States Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts, including two state supreme courts, as well as more than 25 dispositive motions in federal district courts and state trial courts.

Noteworthy Representations

SoundExchange, Inc. v. Library of Congress, No. 16-1159 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 8, 2018)

Cobb County v. BellSouth Telecomms., LLC, 802 S.E.2d 686 (Ga. Ct. Appeals 2017)

Johnson v. American Towers, LLC, 781 F.3d 693 (4th Cir. 2015)

U.S. Bank National Ass’n v. Verizon Communications Inc., 761 F.3d 409 (5th Cir. 2014)

In re: FCC 11-161, 753 F.3d 1015 (10th Cir. 2014)

Core Communications, Inc. v. Verizon Maryland LLC, 744 F.3d 310 (4th Cir. 2014)

In re Katrina Canal Breaches Litig., 673 F.3d 381 (5th Cir.), on reh’g, 696 F.3d 436 (5th Cir. 2012)

Talk America Inc. v. Michigan Bell Tel. Co., 131 S. Ct. 2254 (2011)


The Insiders’ Guide to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in Council of Appellate Lawyers, Appellate Practice Compendium (2012) (co-author, with Andrew S. Oldham)

Shoring Up Chevron: A Defense of Seminole Rock Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations, 34 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 49 (2000)

Multinational Merger Review: Lessons from Our Federalism, 68 Antitrust L.J. 219 (2000) (co-author, with Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg)

The Rules Enabling Act and the Limits of Rule 23, 111 Harv. L. Rev. 2294 (1998)

Comment, Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party, 111 Harv. L. Rev. 309 (1997)


Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998

  • Executive Editor, 1997-1998; and Editor, 1996-1997, Harvard Law Review

Oxford University, Balliol College, M.Phil., Politics, 1995

Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude, 1993


Law Clerk, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1998-1999


  • John M. Olin Research Fellow in Law and Economics, Harvard Law School, 1999-2000
  • John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1999-2000

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