Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law, Georgetown Law; Partner, Hogan Lovells
Neal Katyal is a law professor at Georgetown University and partner at Hogan Lovells. A former acting solicitor general of the United States, he has argued 34 cases before the US Supreme Court, more than any minority attorney in US history with the exception of Thurgood Marshall. Most recently, Katyal argued the “travel ban” case on behalf of the state of Hawaii against President Trump in the Court of Appeals. He is the recipient of the Edmund Randolph Award, the highest civilian award given by the US Department of Justice, and was named one of the decade’s 40 Most Influential Lawyers by National Law Journal in 2010.