WASHINGTON-When John Roberts was nominated to the Supreme Court, some in the credit union industry scratched their heads and wondered why he looked familiar. Roberts, who has since been sworn in as Chief Justice, had represented the Campaign for Consumer Choice in the AT&T Family Federal Credit Union v. First National Bank and Trust Co. case before the Supreme Court in 1997 while at Hogan & Hartson. It was one of his very few losses at the highest court in the land. CUNA, NAFCU, and NCUA all wished him well through the nomination process, as did Hogan & Hartson. At the time of his nomination, Roberts was serving on the bench at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

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