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Mayer Brown LLP

Appellate Law

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What the team is known for

Offers a wealth of knowledge in major business and public interest appellate work, with its considerable litigation strengths honed by decades of experience in the field. Demonstrates deep expertise across issues such as labor and employment, privacy and data security, intellectual property rights and environmental law, among others. Acts for an impressive client base which includes a number of leading charities, interest groups and governmental bodies, as well as financial services firms and wider corporates.

Strengths

Sources highlight: "The lawyers care about the quality of the work and they listen to and take clients' needs and opinions seriously."

A client says: "We trust the firm to handle high-risk, high-profile matters that are critical to our business."

Work highlights

Successfully represented Maxell in a patent infringement case brought against Apple in the Eastern District of Texas, successfully opposing a mandamus petition brought before the Federal Circuit following the defendant's attempt to remove the case to the Northern District of California.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Pincus 's impressive practice includes handling a range of business and constitutional law matters before the Supreme Court and in the federal and state appellate courts.
"Andrew is an amazing advocate with full command of the courtroom and panels, but at the same time he is approachable and easy to work with." "He is one of the smartest people I have ever met. From a client perspective you get 100% of him."

Charles Rothfeld offers longstanding experience in acting for clients in high-stakes appellate matters. His practice sees him handle appeals concerning constitutional matters, criminal law and commercial disputes.
"Charles is one of the best draftsmen in the field." "Charles not only has a piercing intellect, he also understands the Supreme Court, the Justices and what interests them."

Dan Himmelfarb represents clients in a wide array of cases concerning contracts, issues, administrative law, criminal law and constitutional law, among others.
"Dan is unbelievably smart and is really good at winning arguments."

Evan Tager has particular expertise in the rail sector, with experience in railroad liability and punitive damages claims, in addition to cases concerning the enforceability of arbitration provisions.
"Evan's briefs are poetry and he has a jeweler's eye for legal issues. He sees things that no one else does and communicates them to courts as no one else can."

Nicole Saharsky boasts an impressive 30 Supreme Court arguments to her name, with notable experience in cases concerning bankruptcy and tax. She acts for a range of clients, with particular expertise advising technology businesses.
"Nicole is a quiet but forceful advocate, she is impressive." "If we ever had any complex appellate matters requiring someone with Supreme Court expertise, Nicole would be the first person I call."

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Appellate Law

Mayer Brown LLP

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Location

71 South Wacker Drive

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60606-4637

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Appellate Law


Andrew J Pincus
Band 1
Charles Rothfeld
Band 4
Dan Himmelfarb
Band 4
Evan M Tager
Band 4
Nicole Saharsky
Band 2