Milton V. Freeman Biographical Sketch: Phyllis Hurwitz Marcus, Esq.Catherine Nugent2022-03-24T11:58:58-04:00
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PHYLTJS HUFWITZ MARCUS
2501 Porter Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, December 1992
Graduated cum hude
Awards and Activities:
Symposium Editor, Notes Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
Jane L. Mixer Memorial Award for advancing the cause of social justice
Chair, University of Michigan Law School “Firm Commitment” Program
Battered Women’s Clemency Project, 1992; Family Law Project, 1990- 1991
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations, May 1990
Graduated magna cum hude
CROWELL & MORING Washington, D.C.
Litigation Associate 1994-Present
Extensive federal and state trial court and appellate practice.
Case load includes class action litigation against the District of Columbia
for violations of the Food Stamp Act, as well as pro bono representation
of individuals before D.C. Superior Court. Summer Associate, 1992.
MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS
SPIEGEL & McDIARMID Washington, D.C.
Summer Associate Summer 1993
Served as second chair in insurance trial in the Circuit Court
for Montgomery County.
CHILD ADVOCACY LAW CLIMC
Student Attorney Fall 1991
Represented parents and served as guardian ad litem in chdd
protective proceedings. Conducted trials and argued motions.
Advocated on behalf of children seeking special education placements.
WASHINGTON LEGAL CLINIC FOR THE HOMELESS
Legal Intern Summer 1991
Handled an individual caseload, conducted administrative reviews
before Department of Human Services, and provided factual analysis
for impact litigation.
CHILDREN’S DEFENSE FUND Washington, D.C.
Intern Summer 1989
Assisted in grassroots campaign for the Act for Better Child Care
Services. Implemented comprehensive survey on state preschool policy.
Law Clerk to The Honorable John C. Eldridge 1993-1994
Ann Arbor, MI
Licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and in Maryland. Proficient in Spanish.
Fall 1988 study at the Universidad de Sevdla, Seville, Spain. Interests include Indonesian
puppetry, flamenco dancing, and reading fiction.
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