Day Pitney’s skilled appellate lawyers handle complex appeals and proceedings across the country in any court including the U.S. Supreme Court, every U.S. Court of Appeals and the highest courts in several states. Clients turn to us for our knowledge and experience in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, and Third Circuits and appeals courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.
We represent existing clients whose cases were handled by our trial attorneys, as well as clients who first seek our assistance at the appellate stage. Clients trust our experience in identifying the strongest arguments to present on appeal, delivering persuasive briefs and effectively arguing before the court. Recognizing these unique skills, parties to litigation often seek our advice to secure reversals of adverse rulings, defend successful judgments and develop strategies for favorable settlements. Clients and our firm’s trial counsel also turn to our appellate lawyers for advice on preserving the record and addressing complex legal issues arising in the trial court. We also frequently handle bankruptcy appeals and administrative appeals. In addition, clients and trade organizations often ask us to file amicus briefs in significant appeals.Our attorneys have handled civil and criminal appeals involving the full range of our practice areas including antitrust, banking, bankruptcy, commercial, constitutional issues, consumer class actions, employment, ERISA, energy, environmental, insurance, healthcare, intellectual property, products liability, securities, telecommunications and white collar crime. We have a distinguished record of handling appeals for clients on a pro bono basis, and appeals courts often appoint us for that purpose.