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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Appellate Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2020 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Appellate Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2020 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Notable for undertaking major cases with wide-reaching constitutional and legislative impact, drawing from its deep institutional expertise in constitutional law. Enjoys a particularly strong reputation for its skills in intellectual property disputes, where it regularly acts for a range of household names in the technology and pharmaceutical industry.

Strengths

Commentators applaud the team's ability to produce "top-notch work."

Work highlights

Represented petitioners Frederick Allen and Nautilus Productions before the Supreme Court in a dispute over the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act, following alleged copyright infringement by the State of North Carolina of the petitioners' images and videos.

Notable practitioners

Kathleen Sullivan is "one of the best oral advocates I have ever seen," according to one client, with other sources adding: "She is incredible, engaging and draws the judges in when she speaks." She is regarded as an expert in constitutional law and is noted for her skillful handling of oil and gas and intellectual property disputes.

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Appellate Law


Kathleen M Sullivan
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