Local History: Roberta Kaplan at JTS Commencement

A litigation partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Roberta Kaplan successfully argued before the US Supreme Court the landmark United States v. Windsor marriage equality case that struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Dozens of courts have relied explicitly on the Windsor case to accord gay couples equal rights under the law.