“Justice Jackson owes her great achievement to an unflinching dedication to hard work combined with natural brilliance and charm. I have no doubt that she will make her unique voice heard on the court and in American Law,” said Stephen F. Rosenthal of Podhurst Orseck, pictured left, next to Bilzin Sumberg managing partner Albert E. Dotson Jr.
Daily Business Review, Raychel Lean, October 3, 2022
The investiture of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was a can’t-miss event for Bilzin Sumberg’s managing partner Albert E. Dotson Jr. and Podhurst Orseck partner Stephen F. Rosenthal, who grew up in the same South Florida neighborhood as the jurist.
Here’s what Dotson said other attorneys should know about the high court’s newest addition:
Q: What do you admire most about Justice Brown Jackson?
Dotson: Socrates once said that there are four things a judge must do: (1) hear courteously, (2) answer wisely, (3) consider soberly and (4) decide impartially. I admire Justice Brown Jackson because she embodies all of these things.
Q: Why do you believe she’s been a successful jurist?
Dotson: Justice Brown Jackson is poised and very deliberate with her actions. She is a person of great character and integrity.
Q: What can other lawyers learn from her career?
Dotson: Lawyers can truly look at Justice Brown Jackson’s career because it has shown that with perseverance, hard work and commitment to excellence that you can achieve your dreams.
Q: Any personal anecdotes that you’d like to share?
Dotson: As I reflect on the number of years that I have known Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson and her family, she has always had a love for learning, has been a leader and family focused, and had a love for “doing the right thing.”