Brendan Duffy focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and complex civil litigation. He has drafted briefs filed in courts at every level of the judiciary, including state and federal courts of appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Brendan recently briefed and argued a Seventh Circuit appeal resulting in a full reversal of the district court's decision on a statutory issue of first impression.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Brendan served as a law clerk to Justice Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Supreme Court. He also completed clerkships on the Seventh and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals. Before law school, Brendan was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and worked in Jeonju, South Korea.
- Northwestern University (J.D. magna cum laude 2017; Notes Editor, Northwestern University Law Review); The Catholic University of America (B.A. summa cum laude 2013)
- District of Columbia, Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuits
- Law Clerk to: Justice Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Supreme Court (2020-2021); Judge Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2018-2019); and Judge Paul J. Kelly, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (2017-2018)