Clark Hill Attorneys J. Alexander Hershey and Ashley L. Wilkinson Published in The Legal Intelligencer

Aug 24, 2020

A popular focus of the general and legal press, both this past spring and in recent years has been the leftward list of the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts. Multiple rulings on social issues have proven to be more centrist—and, therefore, more liberal—than expected. Nonetheless, and relevant for commercial litigators, some have contended that the Roberts court remains conservative on business and commercial issues. Putting this notion to the test through an examination of a few of last term’s decisions, however, shows that the court’s rulings demonstrate a judicial pragmatism that may, in fact, be above politics and the modern media’s craving to play sides.

Clark Hill member J. Alexander Hershey and associate Ashley L. Wilkinson have recently published an article in The Legal Intelligencer titled, “On Social and Commercial Issues, the Roberts Court Produces Balanced Results.”

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Hershey is a member of Clark Hill's Litigation group focusing on unfair competition, trade regulation, and intellectual property protection, including with respect to technical and cybersecurity practices.

Wilkinson is an associate in the Litigation group concentrating her practice on commercial litigation matters. She has substantial experience representing clients, both private individuals and commercial entities, on a multitude of issues.