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Neal Katyal Earns Prestigious Placement on America’s Top 200 Lawyers List


Neal Katyal

WASHINGTON, DC – Indian American Neal Katyal has been recognized in Forbes’ America’s Top 200 Lawyers list for 2024, an esteemed accolade reserved for legal professionals who exhibit exceptional expertise, break barriers in their respective fields, and earn widespread respect from peers and clients.

Forbes highlighted Katyal’s inclusion on the list citing his remarkable achievements:

Katyal boasts a distinguished career, having argued 50 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and demonstrated extensive proficiency in litigation, constitutional law, patents, arbitration, and employment law. Notably, he serves as the Special Prosecutor for the State of Minnesota in the George Floyd murder case. During his tenure as Acting Solicitor General of the United States from 2010 to 2011, Katyal secured a significant victory in upholding the constitutionality of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Furthermore, in 2023, he achieved another landmark success when the Court dismissed the “independent state legislature theory” in a North Carolina gerrymandering case.

Hogan Lovells, the law firm where Katyal is a partner, affirmed his exceptional contributions to the legal profession in a statement.

A familiar face on major American news programs, Katyal is renowned for his insightful commentary on national issues. Hailing from Illinois, he holds degrees from Dartmouth and Yale Law School, and has garnered acclaim for his teaching at Georgetown Law.

In addition to his legal career, Katyal has made appearances on popular television shows such as Netflix’s House of Cards and Showtime’s Billions, portraying himself in both series. He is married to Joanna Rosen, a physician.


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