Hashim M. Mooppan

Hashim M. Mooppan

Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Hashim Mooppan is an experienced appellate litigator.  A former clerk to Justice Scalia, Mr. Mooppan has served in leadership positions in the two premier appellate offices in the U.S. Department of Justice, as Counselor to the Solicitor General and Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Appellate.  Mr. Mooppan has personally argued four cases in the Supreme Court and dozens more in the lower federal courts, including nine en banc arguments in six different circuit courts of appeals.  During his DOJ service, Mr. Mooppan supervised the most significant appellate litigation in which the federal government participated, with a particular focus on separation-of-power issues, constitutional challenges, and APA claims. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mooppan was a partner in Jones Day's Issues & Appeals practice.  Mr. Mooppan also clerked for Judge Luttig, and he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an Articles Editor on the Harvard Law Review.