Title

October 13, 2015 -- Litigating Marriage Equality: A Law Firm Attorney's Role in Obergefell v. Hodges

Authors

C. Thomas Brown

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

10-13-2015

Abstract

C. Thomas Brown, Senior Associate at Ropes & Gray in Boston, MA, was a Clason and Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies speaker at Western New England University School of Law on October 13, 2015. He specializes in Federal securities law, mergers and acquisitions law, and other complex transactional matters. He discussed his role in the marriage equality landmark decision, Obergefell v. Hodges, which interpreted the Constitution to protect the equal rights of gay and lesbian couples to marry in all states. He also spoke about how law firm attorneys can incorporate public interest work into diverse practices.

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