Marc Hearron is a partner in Morrison & Foerster's Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group. He has extensive experience handling appeals in complex matters at every level, including in the Supreme Court of the United States, the federal courts of appeals, and several state appellate courts. He also has argued and won multiple cases in the Second, Ninth, and Federal Circuits.
In 2015, Marc was named to the National Law Journal’s elite list of D.C.’s Rising Stars. In 2013, Marc was named to the National LGBT Bar Association’s list of Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.
Mr. Hearron’s appellate practice mirrors the wide-ranging litigation breadth of the firm. He is particularly experienced in patent and bankruptcy appeals, including two significant bankruptcy wins in the Supreme Court and multiple patent victories in the Federal Circuit. The breadth of his experience also extends to many other subject matters, including antitrust, securities, and other intellectual property issues.
Mr. Hearron maintains an active pro bono practice. Among his work, Marc has submitted important amicus briefs to the Supreme Court in support of LGBT equality, and he has also handled and won several immigration appeals.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Hearron clerked for Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Mr. Hearron received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and served as Editor-in-Chief of the SMU Law Review.