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. Justice Thomas wrote an opinion concurring in the denial, in which he said that the issue was one worthy of the Supreme Court's attention but that this was not the right case to take up that issue—for reasons similar to the ones WilmerHale had outlined in its brief in opposition. Partner Daniel Volchok was the lead on this matter and is featured in the March 2, 2016 edition of The American Lawyer Litigation Daily. He is also recognized in the article for other recent successes on behalf of clients, including a rare Supreme Court summary reversal in an ERISA case and an affirmance by the Fourth Circuit in a False Claims Act appeal; Volchok led the briefing in both cases and argued the Fourth Circuit case. Read the article.