Ms. Horton has argued in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and has drafted and argued numerous motions in state and federal courts. She has taken and defended depositions of both individuals and corporate representatives. Ms. Horton also has experience managing large-scale document reviews and drafting briefs and pretrial filings in highly sophisticated cases. She clerked for the Honorable Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Richard C. Wesley, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During her clerkships, Ms. Horton handled an array of matters, including consumer class actions, suits alleging copyright and trademark infringement, and criminal cases.
Ms. Horton graduated first in her law school class. During law school, she interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she assisted in the government’s litigation of Federal Tort Claims Act and False Claims Act cases. She also served as an intern for the Honorable Louis H. Pollak, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Horton worked as a molecular biologist in a breast cancer research lab at the University of Pennsylvania while simultaneously earning a Master of Bioethics degree.
•Honorable Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014
•Honorable Richard C. Wesley, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014-2015
•Drexel Law Review, Lead Editor, 2012-2013
News & Publications
•Requiring Public Employees to Pay Union Agency Fees Found Unconstitutional - Potentially Striking A Major Blow To Union Purses And Influence
•Requiring Public Employees to Pay Union Agency Fees Found Unconstitutional
•A Look at the EEOC’s Latest Guidance on National Origin
•Doing More with Less: Forthcoming Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
•EEOC Files its First Sexual Orientation Suits Under Title VII
•The Supreme Court Forecloses Some, but not all, Strategies to Moot a Named Plaintiff’s Putative Class Action
•The Third Circuit Gives the Green Light to RICO Plaintiffs Seeking to Recover Payments for Prescription Drugs
•Schnader Welcomes New Associates
Community & Pro Bono
•Handled oral argument before the Third Circuit in a case that resulted in a unanimous, precedential opinion, which revived a client’s claim for excessive force.
•Represented multiple individuals in federal district and appellate courts, including plaintiffs bringing civil rights claims and individuals seeking asylum.
•Represented amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court in a case related to First Amendment rights.
•Member of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project’s Litigation Committee.
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