Our Litigators of the Week are Stuart Gerson of Epstein Becker & Green; Richard Mancino of Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Anton Metlitsky of O’Melveny & Myers, who notched a major win in Texas. Working pro bono, the trio teamed up to challenge President Trump’s bid to secure border wall funding by declaring a national emergency.
On Oct. 11, U.S. District Judge David Briones in El Paso ruled that the plaintiffs had standing to challenge the president’s action, and that the administration’s use of funds to build a border wall violated the Consolidated Appropriations Act.
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