Ari Holtzblatt focuses his practice on appellate matters and government and regulatory litigation. He has been involved in briefing and oral argument for high-profile matters in the US Supreme Court and the federal courts of appeals involving administrative law, antitrust law, copyright law, patent law, class action litigation, contract law, criminal law and procedure, immigration law, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Controlled Substances Act, and the First Amendment.
Most recently, Mr. Holtzblatt worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. He previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable David Tatel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
While pursuing his legal education, Mr. Holtzblatt served as a Coker Fellow and was a Senior Editor on The Yale Law Journal. In addition, as a member of the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, he represented clients arrested for alleged immigration violations in a successful federal civil rights suit.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Holtzblatt oversaw the public policy efforts of Local 32BJ SEIU in New York City, the nation’s largest property services workers local union.