Meet Our Team


Jonathan Berry

A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Mr. Berry is an experienced regulatory litigator, counselor, and federal executive.


Trent McCotter

Having served as Deputy Associate Attorney General of the United States and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Mr. McCotter has deep experience at every level of federal litigation and with every major federal agency.


Michael Buschbacher

Mr. Buschbacher focuses on litigating complex and novel issues of environmental, administrative, and constitutional law, as well as advising clients on a wide variety of cutting-edge regulatory issues.


Jordan Smith

Ms. Smith received her J.D. in 2017 from Stanford Law School, where she participated in Stanford’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the Federalist Society.

research fellow

Taylor Myers, Ph.D.

Dr. Myers received his doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he researched combustion and multi-fluid flows. He is the author or co-author of more than ten scientific publications and proceedings and is the inventor of two issued patents.

Senior Adviser

Elise Passamani, D.Phil.

Senior adviser to Ambassador Gray, Elise Passamani holds a doctorate in French literature from the University of Oxford. Her writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, The American Conservative, and National Review.

executive assistant

Emily Correia

Ms. Correia brings nearly a decade of experience in law firm administration to her position. She previously worked as a paralegal and administrative assistant for legal practices specializing in civil litigation, corporate law, and criminal defense.