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‘Knack for Picking Up Nuances’: Ketanji Brown Jackson Emerges as Top Contender to Replace Breyer

National Law Journal

28 Jan 2022

Brian Matsui spoke to the National Law Journal about Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a leading candidate to fill the seat of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement this week.

According to Brian, who worked alongside Jackson at Morrison & Foerster, “[she] always looked at the big picture and asked the right questions” and was highly collaborative.

“She had a knack for picking up on nuances in a case that others might miss – things that turned out to be important. It didn’t matter if we were talking about a civil or a criminal appeal; she just understood what might be key to the case.”

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