Our appellate lawyers work closely with the client and seamlessly with trial counsel to develop a successful appellate strategy, whether as appellant or appellee. We bring a fresh perspective to each case, and we have the experience to efficiently review trial records and make assessments based on both current and emerging legal principles.
Our appellate experience extends across practice areas and industries, and our attorneys have significant experience handling appeals at every level including in the United States Supreme Court. Our history of achieving success in high-stakes high-profile appeals has garnered accolades from our clients and led to the firm’s selection by Benchmark Litigation as a leading appellate firm for both the First and Second Circuits.
Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal | June 17, 2019
This front-page story features Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes associate Erik Goergen discussing the excitement of appellate law and how attorneys can remain creative and persuasive within the boundaries of New York State’s new filing guidelines. Click here to read the full article.
Reuters | April 04, 2018
Litigation department chair Scott O’Connell is quoted in this story involving Nixon Peabody’s representation of an association of New Hampshire hospitals in its successful appeal against the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The lawsuit relates to a policy change about how Medicaid payment are calculated.
Law360 | September 27, 2016
San Francisco commercial litigation partner John Foote authored this column about the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent reversal of a decision regarding discrimination with respect to retail package sizes.
Rochester Business Journal | September 22, 2016
Rochester partners Jeremy Wolk and David Tennant authored this column discussing the impact of the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Originally published by the Buffalo Law Journal. Reproduced by permission. | 06.17.19