Supreme Court Round-Up

Birmingham Lawyers Chapter


  • Andrew Brasher - Solicitor General of Alabama
  • John Nieman - Appellate Chair, Maynard Cooper


  • Andrew Brasher - Solicitor General of Alabama
  • John Nieman - Appellate Chair, Maynard Cooper

SG Andrew Brasher and John Neiman will review and discuss the U.S. Supreme Court term that closed in June 2015 – highlighting the results in significant cases, discussing the various Justices’ voting patterns, etc.  They will also preview the cases that may land on the Court’s docket in the term beginning in October 2015.

Andrew Brasher is the Solicitor General of Alabama.  Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Brasher was an associate at the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Birmingham and also served as a law clerk to Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.  Brasher graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and received the Victor Brudney prize for the best paper on corporate law. 

John Neiman used to be Andrew Brasher’s boss. Now he is appellate chair at Maynard Cooper. He, too, went to Harvard Law School, but he did not win the Victor Brudney prize.

Cost: $15 for lunch (Please pay at the door and make checks payable to “The Federalist Society”)

RSVP: by Friday, September 25, 2015, to Carolyn Adkins at [email protected]  or 205-521-8687.

This course has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for 1 hour credit.