On Tuesday, Kannon Shanmugam, a partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, reached an enviable milestone: his 100th oral argument.

He spoke virtually before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, but he is best known for his Supreme Court arguments. His knowledge of the cases and his calm and eloquent demeanor at the lectern has earned him status as one of the top Supreme Court advocates.