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Lawyers who may argue same-sex marriage case at SCOTUS

Updated 5:25 PM ET, Tue March 17, 2015
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At least one big name is expected to argue for those in favor of same-sex marriage: Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP
Alphonse A. Gerhardstein is a longtime civil rights lawyer in Cincinnati. Al Behrman/AP
Carole M. Stanyar, an attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has already spent a long time working on the gay marriage case. From michbar.org
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier spent five years at the Solicitor General's office. From legaltimes.typepad.com
Mary Bonauto is the civil rights project director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders. From macfound.org
James Esseks is director of the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project. From gay-sd.com