Lucy S. Clippinger is an associate at Baker & Miller PLLC. Her practice is focused on litigating complex cases in federal courts in the areas of antitrust and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, and on antitrust compliance counseling. She has recently represented several sovereign nations in litigation, as well as a major agricultural cooperative. Lucy has been named to the Super Lawyers District of Columbia Rising Stars lists each year from 2017 to 2021.
In the antitrust realm, Lucy has coauthored amicus briefs related to complex questions of competition law in cases before the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She has substantial experience with the Capper-Volstead Act, and is well-versed in both litigation and compliance issues related to agricultural antitrust immunities. An article Lucy coauthored with W. Todd Miller on the Capper-Volstead Act, Still the Legal Bedrock, was published in the May/June 2017 issue of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Cooperatives magazine. Lucy currently serves as a member of the Legal, Tax and Accounting Committee of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives.
In her foreign sovereign immunity practice, Lucy represents foreign nations and their political subdivisions in suits brought in the United States. She has recently represented the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Commonwealth of Australia in litigation in U.S. courts.
Lucy received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School, where she became a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Frederic H. Weisberg Prize for Constitutional Law. While in law school, Lucy was an Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient and interned for the Rural Law Center of New York. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Lucy is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fourth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York.