From evaluating the record to writing the brief to convincing the court. We take our work to a higher level.
Led by former US District Judge Stephen G. Larson, Arent Fox’s Appellate practice combines extraordinary legal experience with a multidisciplinary approach that enables the firm to represent a wide range of clients, including major corporations, in an array of industries.
Our attorneys have successfully argued before appellate courts at the federal and state level in nearly every region of the country.
With more than 20 practices areas representing a broad assortment of business and industries, Arent Fox attorneys have represented clients in appellate matters involving a wide variety of legal issues, including cases concerning administrative, bankruptcy, constitutional, corporate and securities, environmental, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), health care, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use, and telecommunications law.
The Arent Fox Appellate practice handles every facet of the appeals practice, from the filing notices of appeal to briefing to oral argument and beyond. Our attorneys constantly monitor and analyze the latest developments in federal and state courts of appeals so that we can devise the most effective and innovative appellate strategies for our clients facing complex legal and business challenges.
Stephen G. Larson leads Arent Fox’s Appellate practice. Prior to joining, Arent Fox, he served as a federal jurist, first as a US Magistrate Judge and then as a district court judge in the Central District of California. Appointed by President George W. Bush in 2005, Judge Larson was confirmed unanimously by the US Senate, after the American Bar Association awarded him its highest rating of “Well Qualified.” While serving on the federal bench. Judge Larson was appointed on numerous occasions to sit by designation on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, participating in 37 decisions.
Additionally, many members of our appellate practice have served as judicial clerks, providing them with a unique understanding of the appellate process.