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Selected sample of appellate briefs authored


Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 133 S. Ct. 2552 (2013)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent Birth Father

Agrium Inc. v. Minn-Chem, Inc., ---S. Ct.---, 2013 WL 3790907 (July 22, 2013)

Petition for Certiorari

Alexander v. Lewis, 133 S. Ct. 933 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

Archstone Multifamily Series I Trust v. Niles Bolton Associates, Inc., 131 S. Ct. 504 (2010) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert stage)

Arizona v. Okun, No. 13-436 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Astrue v. Capato, 132 S. Ct. 2021 (2012)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for the Respondent

Bandi v. Becnel, 133 S. Ct. 845 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioners

Bernacki v. Connecticut, 133 S. Ct. 1804 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Bond v. Atkinson, ---F.3d---, 2013 WL 4511469 (7th Cir. Aug. 26, 2013)

Plaintiff-Appellee's Answering Brief

Brown v. Shaw, No. 13-897 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Buonora v. Coggins, 131 S. Ct. 995 (2011) (Mem.)

Brief in Opposition

Butts v. Hall, 133 S. Ct. 1805 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

Byrne v. CSXT, No. 12-3808 (6th Cir.) (pending)

Answering Brief for Appellees

Caniff v. CSX Transportation, Inc., No. 2012-SC-750-D (Ky. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Brief for Defendant-Appellee

City of Hugo v. Buchanan, 132 S. Ct. 1744 (2012)

Amicus Brief

City of Reno v. Conn, 131 S. Ct. 1812 (2011)

Brief in Opposition
Supplemental Brief of Respondents

Commonwealth of Mass. v. U.S. Dep't of Health & Human Servs., 682 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2012)

Amicus Brief

Commonwealth of Virginia ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius, 656 F.3d 253 (4th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

CSX Transp., Inc. v. Gilkison, 406 F. App'x 723 (4th Cir. 2010)

Brief of Plaintiff-Appellant
Reply Brief for Appellant

Deemer v. Beard, No. 13-1986 (3d Cir.) (pending)

Brief of Appellant
Appellant’s Reply

Deemer v. Beard, No. 13-1153 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Depee v. Mahach-Watkins, 131 S. Ct. 898 (2011) (Mem.)

Brief in Opposition

DePierre v. United States, 131 S. Ct. 2225 (2011)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert. stage)
Reply Brief (merits stage)
Brief for Petitioner

DPWN Holdings (USA), Inc. v. United Airlines, Inc., No. 12-4867 (2d Cir.) (pending)

Opening Brief for Appellants

DPWN Holdings v. United Airlines, No. 12-3192 (2d Cir. pending)

Petition for Interlocutory Appeal
Reply in Support of Petition for Interlocutory Appeal

DSM Desotech Inc. v. 3D Systems Corp., (Fed. Cir. No. 13-1298) (pending)

Redacted Opening Brief
Redacted Reply Brief

Escriba v. Foster Farms, Nos. 11-17608 & 12-15320 (9th Cir. pending)

Second Step Brief on Cross-Appeal
Fourth Step Brief on Cross-Appeal

Faulkner v. United States, 132 S. Ct. 761 (2011) (Mem.)

Petition for certiorari
Reply Brief
Supplemental Brief

Florida ex rel. Att'y Gen. v. US Dep't of Health and Human Servs., 648 F.3d 1235 (11th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Brief

George v. Edholm, 2010 WL 5135336 (9th Cir. Dec. 17, 2010)

Appellant's Replacement Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief

George v. Edholm, (9th Cir. No. 11-57075) (pending)

Opening brief
Reply Brief

Georgia-Pacific West, Inc. v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, 133 S. Ct. 1326 (2013)

Brief for Petitioner
Reply Brief for Petitioner
Supplemental Brief for Petitioners (merits)

Golinski v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management, ---F. 3d---, 2013 WL 3836250 (9th Cir. July 25, 2013)

Amicus Brief

Grant Thornton, LLP v. FDIC, No. 10-1306, 2011 WL 2420264 (4th Cir. 2011)

Redacted Opening Brief
Reply Brief

Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, 130 S. Ct. 2705 (2010)

Amicus Brief

Holder v. Martinez Gutierrez, 132 S. Ct. 2011 (2012)

Respondent Sawyers' Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent Sawyers

In re: Potash Antitrust Litigation (II), No. 10-8007 (7th Cir. 2010) (petition granted in an unpublished order)

Petition for Interlocutory Appeal
Reply in support of Petition for Interlocutory Appeal

In re: Volkswagen & Audi Warranty Extension Litigation, 692 F.3d 4 (1st Cir. 2012)

Opening Brief for Appellants
Reply Brief for Appellants

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

Jefferson County School District R-1 v. Elizabeth, 133 S. Ct. 2857 (2013)

Brief in Opposition

Keith v. Koerner, 707 F.3d 1185 (10th Cir. 2013)

Plaintiff-Appellee's Answering Brief

Kiehle v. County of Cortland, 133 S. Ct. 1582 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief

Kinder v. Geithner, 695 F.3d 772 (8th Cir. 2012)

Amicus Curiae Brief of Constitutional Law Professors

Liberty Univ., Inc. v. Geithner, 671 F.3d 391 (4th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

Merrifield v. County Board of Commissioners, 132 S. Ct. 1991 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari

Minn-Chem, Inc. v. Agrium Inc., 657 F.3d 650 (7th Cir. 2011), on rehearing en banc, 683 F.3d 84 (7th Cir. 2012)

Brief for Appellants
Reply Brief for Appellants
Answer to Petition for Rehearing En Banc
Supplemental Brief for Appellants

Newmy v. Johnson, 13-2756 (8th Cir.) (pending)

Brief of Appellant

Nickels v. Grand Trunk Western Railroad, Inc., 130 S. Ct. 1136 (2010) (mem.)

Brief in Opposition

Nielson v. Ketchum, 2012 WL 1810350 (S. Ct. 2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief

People ex rel. Cuomo v. Greenberg, 95 A.D.3d 474 (2012)

Amicus Brief

People v. Greenberg, ---N.E.2d---, 2013 WL 3185179 (N.Y. June 25, 2013)

Amicus Brief

Poventud v. City of New York, (2d Cir. No. 12-1011) (pending en banc)

Amicus Brief

Ray Haluch Gravel Co. v. Cent. Pension Fund, No. 12-992 (U.S.) (2013)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert stage)
Brief for Petitioners
Reply Brief (merits stage)

Roberts v. CSX Transportation, Inc. , No. 10-3745 (7th Cir. Aug. 10, 2011) (voluntarily dismissed)

Opening Brief
Reply Brief

Ruiz-Turcios v. U.S. Attorney General, 717 F.3d 847 (11th Cir. 2013)

Petition for Rehearing En Banc

Salem v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 1000 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief

Schafer v. Astrue, No. 10-1500 (4th Cir. 2011)

Petition for rehearing en banc

Schafer v. Astrue, 132 S. Ct. 2680 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari

Seven-Sky v. Holder, 661 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief of Constitutional Law Professors

Shaver v. Siemens Corp., 670 F.3d 462 (3d Cir. 2012)

Petition for Interlocutory Review
First-step brief
Third-step brief

Smith v. Colson, 133 S. Ct. 2763 (2013)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Taniguchi v. Kan Pac. Saipan, Ltd., 132 S. Ct. 1997 (2012)

Brief for Respondent

Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann, 133 S. Ct. 2120 (2013)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner
Supplemental Brief for Petitioner
Brief for Petitioner
Reply Brief for Petitioner (merits)

Thomas More Law Center v. Obama, 651 F.3d 529 (6th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Curiae Brief Of Constitutional Law Professors

United States Sugar Corp. v. Friends of the Everglades, (Sup. Ct. No. 13-6) (pending)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

United States v. Castleman, No. 12-1371 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition
Brief for Respondent

United States v. Faulkner , 636 F.3d 1009 (8th Cir. 2011)

Petition for Rehearing En Banc

United States v. Jeffries, 134 S. Ct. 59 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief of Petitioner

United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013)

Amicus Brief

United States v. Zepeda, No. 10-10131 (9th Cir.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Williams v. California Dept. of Corrections & Rehab., 2012 WL 690271 (9th Cir. 2012)

Appellant's Brief
Reply Brief

Wilson v. Flaherty, 133 S. Ct. 2853 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Wilson v. Stitts , No. 13-579 (S. Ct.) (pending)

Brief in Opposition

Windsor v. United States, 699 F.3d 169 (2d Cir. 2012)

Amicus Brief

Winfield v. Trottier , 710 F.3d 49 (2d Cir. 2013)

Answering Brief for Appellees

Wright v. United States, (8th Cir. No. 12-3639) (pending)

Answering Brief for Plaintiff-Appellee

Yang v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 2772 (2012) (Mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

Yuma Anesthesia Medical Services LLC v. Fleming, 130 S. Ct. 3468 (2010) (mem.)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner
 
 
 
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