Anthony J. Franze
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
J.D. 1995, magna cum laude, Notre Dame Law School; B.S. 1992, University of Nebraska
District of Columbia, Supreme Court of the United States
Anthony Franze is a member of Arnold & Porter LLP's Appellate and Supreme Court practice in Washington, D.C. Franze has handled significant cases and appeals before state and federal courts across the country and has represented clients in more than 20 cases at the petition, amicus, and merits stages in the U.S. Supreme Court. He was counsel or co-counsel in three merits cases during the Supreme Court's 2010–11 term; each resulted in a unanimous victory for the firm's clients.
Franze has published several articles in leading law journals and has been a commentator for Bloomberg, SCOTUSblog, and the National Law Journal's Supreme Court Insider. He is the author of The Last Justice, a legal thriller set in the nation's highest court.
Franze was an adjunct professor at American University Washington College of Law from 2001 to 2003. He has taught Appellate Practice and Federal Jurisdiction as an adjunct professor in MSU Law's Washington, D.C., Semester Program since 2004. In summer 2011, he also participated in the Law College's foreign faculty exchange program.
Professor Franze is a magna cum laude graduate of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a member of the Notre Dame Law Review.