H. HunterBruton


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Hunter Bruton, a former U.S. Supreme Court clerk, focuses on appellate advocacy and motions practice. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2020, Hunter served as a law clerk at the United States Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), where he briefed and argued an appeal in the Ninth Circuit, assisted with numerous cases before the Supreme Court at the certiorari and merits stages, and advised the Solicitor General regarding appeals in the lower federal courts.


  • Railroad employers successfully challenge application of California's paid leave lawOn behalf of a group of railroad employers, Jones Day prevailed in a Ninth Circuit appeal concerning federal preemption.
  • Consumer organization successfully challenges structure of Consumer Product Safety CommissionJones Day successfully represented a consumer organization in a constitutional challenge to the structure of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Community Financial Services Association of America wins dismissal of lawsuit challenging repeal of CFPB restrictions on payday lendingJones Day is representing the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) in a federal lawsuit seeking to set aside the 2017 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule concerning payday, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans.
  • Employer challenges OSHA under nondelegation doctrineJones Day represents Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC in challenging the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) statute as a violation of the nondelegation doctrine.
  • Pro bono client secures remand in 7th Circuit appeal raising Administrative Procedure Act and Constitutional claimsJones Day, appointed as pro bono counsel by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, represented a prison inmate in his appeal.