Misha Tseytlin

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP

Misha has extensive experience litigating high-stakes appeals before the United States Supreme Court, Federal Courts of Appeal and State Supreme Courts.

Misha leads the firm's national appellate and Supreme Court practice. He is an experienced, nationally-renowned appellate advocate, having successfully led several of the most high-profile appeals in the country in recent years. He argued and prevailed before the United States Supreme Court in Gill v. Whitford, one of the most significant redistricting cases in decades. He also argued and prevailed before the United States Supreme Court in Murr v. Wisconsin, a high-stakes regulatory takings case.

Misha has been one of the leaders in high-profile challenges to environmental regulations. He was one of the key advocates in the Clean Power Plan litigation, playing a critical role in securing a historic stay from the United States Supreme Court, and arguing the case before the en banc D.C. Circuit. Misha played a similar leading role in the multistate challenges to the WOTUS Rule and multiple challenges to EPA’s ozone rules.

Before joining Troutman Sanders, Misha was Wisconsin Solicitor General from 2015 to 2018. Before that, he served as General Counsel in the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office. Misha also had several federal clerkships, including for the Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Inaugural Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference

This panel debated perspectives from both sides of two important national discussions: the debate over...

First Amendment Controversies: Free Speech and Religious Liberty

Inaugural Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference

This panel debated perspectives from both sides of two important national discussions: the debate over...