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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Appellate Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Calls upon a robust group of respected appellate experts to offer broad strengths in an array of business law and wider constitutional disputes, with notable experience in areas such as competition law, insurance defense and intellectual property, among others. Acts for a diverse client base which spans a range of national and multinational corporates in industries including media and entertainment, financial services and energy.

Work highlights

Appeared on behalf of the petitioner in Ramos v Louisiana, successfully arguing that the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments require jury verdicts in state court to be unanimous for a criminal conviction.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Fisher has a longstanding reputation for excellence in appellate issues before the Supreme Court, having argued 40 times in disputes concerning civil and criminal law issues. He is special counsel to the firm, as well as a director of the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.
"Jeffrey has a great practice and is a tremendous advocate."

Jonathan Hacker is particularly noted for his adept handling of insurance and ERISA-related appellate matters.
"Jonathan is an experienced appellate lawyer. He provides practical advice and writes beautifully."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Appellate Law


Jeffrey L Fisher
Band 1
Jonathan Hacker
Band 3