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‚ÄčNicole A. Saharsky is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a Co-Chair of the firm's Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group.  She joined the firm after serving as an Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, briefing and arguing cases in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the United States.

Ms. Saharsky served for ten years in the Office of the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant to the Solicitor General.  In that role, she represented the United States in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  During her tenure, she argued 29 cases in the Court, briefed 45 cases on the merits, and filed hundreds of additional briefs and motions.  Her cases involved a broad range of business issues, including securities, intellectual property, labor and employment, bankruptcy, personal jurisdiction, and corporate criminal liability.

Prior to her tenure in the Office of the Solicitor General, Ms. Saharsky was an associate at O'Melveny & Myers.  She also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Solicitor General's Office and clerked for Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ms. Saharsky received her Juris Doctorate degree summa cum laude from University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as Lead Articles Editor of the Minnesota Law Review.  She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.


  • University of Minnesota - 2002 - Juris Doctor
  • Northwestern University - 1996 - Bachelor of Science


  • District of Columbia Bar