Richard Klingler

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Richard Klingler is a partner with the law firm Sidley Austin LLP, based in Washington, D.C.

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

A Response to Jack’s Critique of JASTA

I’d like to add a counterpoint to Jack’s recent assessment that Congress, by passing JASTA, would be shirking its duty by not more directly resolving the claims that the victims of the 9/11 attacks press against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. My views are no doubt shaped by my participation in the litigation on behalf of certain victims of the attacks, principally in various appellate proceedings.