Scott H. Angstreich

Scott H. Angstreich: Attorney with Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.


Scott Angstreich’s practice encompasses a wide array of regulatory, litigation, and appellate matters, with a particular focus on administrative law and telecommunications. He has argued more than 45 appeals, including before the United States Supreme Court, eleven different United States Courts of Appeals, and two state supreme courts, as well as more than 25 dispositive motions in federal district courts and state trial courts.


The Insiders’ Guide to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in Council of Appellate Lawyers, Appellate Practice Compendium (2012) (co-author, with Andrew S. Oldham)

Shoring Up Chevron: A Defense of Seminole Rock Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations, 34 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 49 (2000)

Multinational Merger Review: Lessons from Our Federalism, 68 Antitrust L.J. 219 (2000) (co-author, with Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg)

The Rules Enabling Act and the Limits of Rule 23, 111 Harv. L. Rev. 2294 (1998)

Comment, Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party, 111 Harv. L. Rev. 309 (1997)


Law Clerk, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1998-1999


•John M. Olin Research fellow in Law and Economics, Harvard Law School, 1999-2000

•John M. Olin fellow in Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1999-2000

in Law and Economics at the Harvard Law School. He is the author of Shoring Up Chevron: A Defense of Seminole Rock Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations, 34 U.C. Davis Law Review 49 (2000), and the co-author of Multilateral Merger Review, 68 Antitrust Law Journal 219 (2000).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Telecommunications
  • FCC Regulation
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude, 1993; Oxford University, Balliol College, M.Phil., Politics, 1995
Law School Attended:
Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998
Year of First Admission:
2004, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, First, Second and Third Circuits; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2001, District of Columbia; 1999, New York; 2001, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 14, 1971
Reported Cases:
Noteworthy Representations: Peerless Network, Inc. v. MCI Communications Services, Inc., No. 18-2747 (7th Cir. Jan. 14, 2019); SoundExchange, Inc. v. Copyright Royalty Board, 904 F.3d 41 (D.C. Cir. 2018); Cobb County v. BellSouth Telecomms., LLC, 802 S.E.2d 686 (Ga. Ct. Appeals 2017); Johnson v. American Towers, LLC, 781 F.3d 693 (4th Cir. 2015); U.S. Bank National Ass'n v. Verizon Communications Inc., 761 F.3d 409 (5th Cir. 2014); In re: FCC 11-161, 753 F.3d 1015 (10th Cir. 2014); In re Katrina Canal Breaches Litig., 673 F.3d 381 (5th Cir.), on reh'g, 696 F.3d 436 (5th Cir. 2012); Talk America Inc. v. Michigan Bell Tel. Co., 131 S. Ct. 2254 (2011)

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