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Long Road for Lawyer Defending the Health Care Law
New York Times

Memo to the third floor at Justice Department headquarters: Ian Gershengorn will soon be pacing the corridors again.

When preparing for oral arguments in big cases, Mr. Gershengorn makes a habit of walking long laps around the building’s rectangular core, first past the civil and antitrust divisions, then the Office of Professional Responsibility and the appellate branches, mumbling to himself while hunched over note cards. People try not to stare.