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Albinas Prizgintas

Counsel

Prizgintas, Albinas

Albinas Prizgintas has experience in a wide variety of civil matters, at both the trial and appellate levels. On the trial side, Mr. Prizgintas's practice focuses on commercial disputes, defense of complex class actions and administrative rulemakings. He has represented clients in cases involving the Truth in Lending Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, state consumer protection statutes, and contract and tort claims, among others.

On the appellate side, Mr. Prizgintas has been involved in briefing and oral argument in the US Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, and state supreme courts. Before the US Supreme Court in particular, Mr. Prizgintas has prepared merits briefs, petitions for and oppositions to certiorari, and amicus briefs in cases involving diverse matters including the Takings Clause, the Equal Protection Clause, the right against self-incrimination, the right of self-representation, the Federal Arbitration Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the False Claims Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and Title VII, among others. Mr. Prizgintas has presented oral argument in the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Prizgintas joined the firm in 2012. He previously served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul L. Friedman of the US District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Prizgintas was previously a law firm fellow with the Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project and Family Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. While pursuing his legal education, Mr. Prizgintas was a judicial intern to the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

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March 10, 2016

For WilmerHale, a High Court 'No' Means a Client 'Yes'

WilmerHale achieved a victory for San Jose when the US Supreme Court denied cert. in California Building Industry Association v. San Jose, a case in which the firm represented the City of San Jose, California.

January 22, 2014

WilmerHale Appellate Team Secures Supreme Court Victory in Hawaii Reapportionment Case

Members of WilmerHale's Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Practice received a favorable decision for their client, the Chief Election Officer of the State of Hawaii et al., in Kostick v. Nago, No. 13-456.

April 24, 2013

WilmerHale Attorneys File Amicus Brief to Affirm Ruling for Securities Investor Protection Corp. in Case of First Impression

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Education

JD, with Highest Honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2009, Articles Editor, The George Washington Law Review, Willard Waddington Gatchell Award (awarded to the top three students in the graduating class), Order of the Coif

BA, Psychology and International Studies, cum laude, Northwestern University, 2004

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Maryland

United States Supreme Court

Clerkships

The Hon. Paul L. Friedman, US District Court for the District of Columbia, 2010 - 2012

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