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Carter Phillips’ Daughter Continues Family Tradition Among High Court Clerks


— May 15, 2007

A long tradition of father-daughter pairings among Supreme Court law clerks is about to be carried on by a Northwestern University law school graduate. Jessica Phillips. daughter of veteran Supreme Court advocate and onetime Warren Burger clerk Carter Phillips, begins this summer as a law clerk to Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Alito said through a Court spokeswoman that Jessica Phillips will have no involvement in cases in which her father’s firm, Sidley Austin, participates.

Details here from Legal Times via Law.com.


A long tradition of father-daughter pairings among Supreme Court law clerks is about to be carried on by a Northwestern University law school graduate. Jessica Phillips. daughter of veteran Supreme Court advocate and onetime Warren Burger clerk Carter Phillips, begins this summer as a law clerk to Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Alito said through a Court spokeswoman that Jessica Phillips will have no involvement in cases in which her father’s firm, Sidley Austin, participates.

Details here from Legal Times via Law.com.

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