Arnold & Porter's Pugnacious Powerhouse: Lisa Blatt

By Gavin Broady (October 28, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT) -- Lisa Blatt may be the most accomplished female Supreme Court advocate in the game today, with a near-perfect high court win record she credits to an aggressive litigation philosophy that is equal parts Sun Tzu and Vince Lombardi.

"Advocacy is both an art and a war," Blatt says. "I tell lawyers all the time: Don't think about what the law should be or what the law is. Don't be professorial. The whole point, the only point, is to win."

And win she does. In her 33 high court cases — a record for female litigators — the Arnold & Porter LLP...

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