Mr. Herman serves as Of Counsel to the firm.
Mr. Herman has long been involved in a diverse array of civil and criminal federal litigation – with a focus on federal campaign and election laws – and congressional ethics and investigations.
In 2008, Mr. Herman successfully briefed and argued Davis v. Federal Election Commission before the US Supreme Court, overturning the federal election law provision known as the “Millionaires Amendment”. See 128 S. Ct. 2759.
Mr. Herman has also represented both individuals and organizations in investigations and hearings before the US Congress. His clients include members of Congress, national corporations, and non-profit organizations. He has argued civil matters before the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Second Circuit, and District of Columbia Circuit and drafted briefs for cases in the Fourth Circuit. These cases have ranged in subject matter from civil application of federal criminal statutes to the enforcement of Federal Communication Commission orders to the application of administrative law to small businesses. Mr. Herman has also argued civil matters in federal district courts across the country and in DC Superior Court. He has also participated in virtually all aspects of federal criminal matters.
- J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Order of the Coif; (law review), 1996
- B.A., with high distinction, University of Michigan, 1991
- Bar Admissions
- District of Columbia
- The Hon. Melvin Brunetti, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1996-97
- The Hon. Charles R. Breyer, US District Court for the Northern District of California, 1998
- Note, The WTO Dispute Settlement Review Commission: An Unwise Extension of Extrajudicial Roles, 47 Hastings L.J. 1635 (1996).