Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is asking the U.S. government to pay more than $800,000 in legal fees for a pro bono victory in the U.S. Supreme Court in June. But whether and how much the firm is paid will place new scrutiny of the government’s changed position in the case at the high court.

Mark Perry, the lead Gibson Dunn partner in the case Lucia v. SEC, which challenged the constitutionality of how administrative law judges were appointed, on Thursday filed the fee request under the Equal Access to Justice Act in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Mark Perry

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