Ms. Mascott assists clients on a range of litigation and appellate issues before the Supreme Court of the United States, federal appellate and district courts, and agencies. Ms. Mascott also is an Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School where she teaches Administrative Law and serves as the Faculty Director of the Supreme Court and Administrative Law clinics. Ms. Mascott has particular expertise in the areas of administrative and constitutional law and statutory interpretation, and she has written extensively on these topics. Her scholarship has been cited by the Supreme Court and the well-known Legal Theory Blog has called her work “path breaking.” Ms. Mascott is a permanent commentator at the Yale Journal of Regulation Notice and Comment blog.
Ms. Mascott is a former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She also previously served as an Olin/Searle Fellow in Law affiliated with Georgetown University Law Center and the George Washington University Law School.
Ms. Mascott graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University Law School, where she served as Senior Projects Editor of the George Washington Law Review. During her time in law school, Ms. Mascott interned for Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Before attending law school, Ms. Mascott held various staff positions in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, including that of Press Secretary for former Congressman Eric Cantor of Virginia and former Congresswoman Anne Northup of Kentucky.
Ms. Mascott is a member of the Virginia and Maryland bars.