Mark Aronchick, ’74, and a High Profile Election Case

Meet the Man Who Out-Lawyered Rudy Giuliani

Mark Aronchick is no stranger to representing Pennsylvania officials in federal court. But he wasn’t expecting Rudy Giuliani to be in the picture, never mind argue against him.

That was the scenario Aronchick faced in November, as he represented public officials in the Trump campaign’s ill-fated lawsuit to block the certification of the Pennsylvania vote. The Philadelphia-based attorney found himself arguing against Giuliani as the president’s attorney made his first appearance in federal court in decades.

Aronchick, of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, captured the attention of those listening to the arguments with his forceful response to Giuliani’s claims of fraud, which Giuliani later backtracked from. U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann of the Middle District of Pennsylvania tossed the lawsuit, criticizing the lack of evidence and substantial legal arguments from the president’s campaign. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld that ruling.

Read more at The National Law Journal