Lucy S. Clippinger is an associate at Baker & Miller PLLC. Her practice is focused on litigating complex cases in federal courts in the areas of antitrust and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, and on antitrust compliance counseling. She has recently represented several sovereign nations in litigation, as well as parties in the agricultural and public affairs industries. Lucy was named to the 2017 and 2018 Super Lawyers District of Columbia Rising Stars lists.
In the antitrust realm, Lucy has coauthored amicus briefs related to complex questions of competition law in cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is currently defending a major agricultural cooperative in actions brought under the Sherman Act. Lucy has ample experience with the Capper-Volstead Act, and is well-versed in both litigation and compliance issues under that statute. An article Lucy coauthored with W. Todd Miller on the Capper-Volstead Act, Still the Legal Bedrock, was published in the May/June 2017 issue of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Cooperatives magazine. She currently serves as a member of the Legal, Tax and Accounting Committee of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives.
In her foreign sovereign immunity practice, Lucy has recently represented the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in multiple federal court actions involving the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. She has also represented the Commonwealth of Australia in litigation in the Northern District of California.
Lucy received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where she became a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Frederic H. Weisberg Prize for Constitutional Law. While in law school, Lucy was an Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient and received a CALI Excellence for the Future. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Lucy is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York.