Sherif Girgis focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and complex litigation. He has published books and articles and authored amicus briefs on free speech, religious liberty, and related issues.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Sherif served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge Thomas B. Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
- Yale University (J.D. 2016; Editor, Yale Law Journal); Princeton University (currently earning a Ph.D. in Philosophy with expected graduation in 2020; M.A. in Philosophy 2014; A.B. in Philosophy with highest honors 2008; Phi Beta Kappa); University of Oxford (B.Phil. in Philosophy 2010; Rhodes Scholar)
- District of Columbia
- Law Clerk to Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., U.S. Supreme Court (2018-2019) and to Judge Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (2016-2017)