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We have successfully handled appeals in the United States Supreme Court, the majority of federal appellate courts, and state courts across the country.

Our firm has handled appeals in the First, Second, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Federal Circuits and in state courts around the country. Two of our partners are former federal appellate law clerks, and all of our trial lawyers have strong appellate experience.

Representative examples

  • Won affirmance of a district-court decision dismissing a $22 million claim (Crossetti v. Cargill, 924 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2019))
  • Won reversal of a $39 million verdict due to error in permitting claim to proceed (Royal Insurance v. FM Global (Iowa 2010))
  • Won affirmance of a jury verdict in favor of a client who had sued a multinational manufacturer of safety equipment (Hackert v. First Alert (2d Cir. 2008))
  • Won affirmance of summary judgment for client in contract-interpretation dispute (St. Marys Foundry v. Employers Ins. of Wausau (6th Cir. 2003))