U.S. Supreme Court

Gibson Dunn Partner Eugene Scalia Takes a Pay Cut to Avoid Recusal Issues for His Dad

Justice Antonin Scalia’s son, Euguene, is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, the law firm representing Wal-Mart as it opposes a worker class action in a case argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Justice Scalia didn’t recuse because of his son’s financial sacrifice, the New York Lawyer reports. According to a letter released by Gibson Dunn, Eugene Scalia opted to exclude from his partner compensation any money attributed to the firm’s Supreme Court litigation.

The pay cut satisfies U.S. Supreme Court recusal guidelines adopted in 2003.

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