Parker Rider-Longmaid, a former U.S. Supreme Court law clerk, focuses on appellate advocacy and motions practice. He has argued before the Second and Seventh Circuits and before the Charlottesville Circuit Court in Virginia in defense of Charlottesville's City Councilors sued for their votes to remove Confederate statues from downtown parks. He has drafted briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and various federal and state courts.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Parker served as a law clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he successfully briefed and argued an appeal in the Second Circuit; helped draft a brief that convinced the Eighth Circuit to grant en banc review and overrule its precedent; assisted with numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court at the certiorari and merits stages; and advised the Solicitor General regarding appeals in the lower federal courts.
While in law school, Parker helped research and draft merits briefs and petitions for certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court as part of Penn Law's Supreme Court Clinic.
- University of Pennsylvania (J.D. summa cum laude 2013; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review; M.P.A. with Academic Achievement Award 2013; M.S.Ed. 2010); Yale University (B.A. in Anthropology summa cum laude 2008; Triffin Prize)
- District of Columbia; Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fourth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Bristow Fellow, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice (2015-2016); Intern, Federal Programs Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice (Summer 2012)
- Law Clerk to: Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court (2016-2017); Judge Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2014-2015); and Judge Gene E.K. Pratter, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2013-2014)