Introducing New Blogger Gregory Lipper

15.06.01, Lipper InformalGregory M. Lipper (@theglipper) is joining Bill of Health as a regular contributor.

Greg is Senior Litigation Counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He litigates a range of religious freedom cases at trial on appeal, often bringing First Amendment challenges to government promotion of religion. In addition, he currently represents a Notre Dame student intervening to oppose the university’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage regulations, and he prepared Americans United’s amicus brief, on behalf of nearly thirty religious organizations, in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores.

Before joining Americans United, Greg spent six years at Covington & Burling, where his practice included trial and appellate litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and First Amendment advice.

Greg received his BA from Northwestern University and his JD, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review and an oralist on the winning team in the Ames Moot Court Competition. After law school, he clerked for Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Greg is a Barrister in the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court and a board member of Washington Council of Lawyers. He was named a 2013 Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Selected Speeches and Publications

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.