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Article(s) Written:
  • "Dealing with Parallel Actions," Securities Investigations, (Mayer Brown LLP, ed., 2010) (with Steve Wolowitz)
  • "Techniques for Streamlining and Expediting Litigation," Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, (Robert Haig, ed., 3d ed. 2010) (with Steve Wolowitz)
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Selected sample of appellate briefs authored

Abelesz v. OTP Bank, 692 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2012)

Appellant's Brief
Reply Brief

Adelson v. Hananel, 510 F.3d 43 (1st Cir. 2007)

Appellant's Brief
Appellant / Cross-Appellee's Response & Reply Brief
Brief of Appellee

Adelson v. Hananel, 428 F. App’x 717 (9th Cir. 2011)

Brief of Appellant
Reply Brief of Appellant

Apple Corps Limited et al. v. Capitol Records, Inc. and EMI Records Limited, No. 604385/05 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't) (settled)

Appellant's Opening Brief

Banco del Atlantico v. Alfred Max Stauder , 519 F.3d 350 (7th Cir. 2008)

Brief for Defendants-Appellees

BlackRock Financial Management Inc. v. Segregated Account of Ambac Assur. Corp., 673 F.3d 169 (2d Cir. 2012)

Petition for permission to appeal
Reply in support of petition for permission to appeal
Opening brief
Reply brief

Bullock v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., 131 Cal. Rptr. 3d 382 (Ct. App. 2011)

Appellant's Brief

Busy Bee v. Wachovia Bank, 932 A.2d 248 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2007)

Appellant's Brief
Reply Brief
Allocatur Petition

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 717 F. 3d 266 (2d Cir. 2013)

Amicus curiae brief of Institute of International Bankers

DiGuglielmo v. New York, 132 S. Ct. 558 (2010)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Elshaarawy v. U-Haul Co., 72 A.D.3d 878 (N.Y. App. Div. 2d Dep't 2010)

Brief for Defendants-Appellants
Reply Brief for Defendants-Appellants

Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. v. Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., 651 F.3d 329 (2d Cir. 2011)

Amicus Brief of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Fortis Ins. Co. v. Mitchell, 130 S. Ct. 1896 (2010) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief

In re "Agent Orange" Product Liability Litigation, 517 F.3d 76; 517 F.3d 129 (2d Cir. 2008)

Appellee's Brief on the Government Contractor Defense
Supplemental Brief for Defendants-Appellees
Appellee's Brief on Removal
Brief in Opposition (Government Contractor Defense)
Brief in Opposition (Removal)

In the Matter of Application of The Bank of New York Mellon, N.Y. First Department, Index No. 651786/11

Reply Brief for Petitioner-Appellant-Cross-Respondent
Brief for Appellant/Cross-Respondent

Interface Partners International Ltd. v. Moshe Hananel, 510 F.3d 43 (1st Cir. 2007)

Appellant's opening brief

Massey Energy Company et al. v. Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation et al. , 2008 WL 3889185 (U.S. Dec. 1, 2008) (mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Petitioners' reply brief (cert stage)

NML Capital, Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina, ---F.3d---, 2013 WL 4487563 (2d Cir. Aug. 23, 2013)

Amicus Brief

OFSI Fund II, LLC v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 920 N.Y.S.2d 8 (N.Y. Mar. 17, 2011)

Brief of Defendant-Respondent

People v. Wingfield, 930 N.Y.S.2d 586 (App. Div. 2011)

Appellant's Brief

Peters v. Peters, 955 N.Y.S.2d 315 (App. Div. 2012)

Brief of Respondent

Philip Morris USA v. Williams, 129 S.Ct. 1436 (2009)

Cert petition
Reply Brief (cert. stage)

Retirement Board v. The Bank of New York Mellon, No. 13-664 (2d Cir.) (pending)

Petition for Permission for Leave to File Interlocutory Appeal
Reply in Support of Petition
Brief of Appellee Cross-Appellant
Reply of Appellee Cross-Appellant

Romero v. Philip Morris Inc., 204 P.3d 30 (writ granted)

Amicus brief (cert stage)

STMicroelectronics, N.V. v. Credit Suisse Sec. (USA) LLC, 648 F.3d 68 (2d Cir. 2011)

Appellant's Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief
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