Judson “Judd” Littleton is a partner in the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell’s litigation group in Washington, D.C. and serves as co-head of the firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate practice. In addition to his Supreme Court and appellate work, Littleton maintains a diverse practice that includes commercial litigation and criminal defense and investigations. He has represented leading multinational companies and financial institutions, including BP, Fiserv, HSBC, ING Group, JPMorgan Chase, and Volkswagen. He has also represented individuals accused of crimes or other serious wrongdoing in high-profile matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Littleton served as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he litigated cases involving constitutional and statutory issues and received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award, the department’s second-highest award for performance. Littleton served as a Bristow Fellow in the office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice where he worked on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals.
He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Oklahoma and his JD at the University of Texas School of Law.
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