Luke Goodrich is Deputy General Counsel at Becket, the nation’s leading law firm dedicated to protecting religious liberty for all. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he teaches constitutional law. While at Becket, Professor Goodrich has argued and won precedent-setting religious-freedom cases in the Third, Fifth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits. He has also represented the winning parties in four major Supreme Court cases: Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell (2016), Holt v. Hobbs (2014), Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2014), and Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC (2012).
He has appeared frequently in the national media to discuss religious liberty issues, including appearances on CNN, Fox News, ABC, PBS, and NPR, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post. Before joining Becket, he litigated appeals at Winston & Strawn and fought human trafficking at the U.S. Department of State. He clerked for Judge Michael W. McConnell on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Wheaton College and a J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School.
Washington, District of Columbia
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