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Selected sample of appellate briefs authored


Abbott v. Lockheed Martin Corp., 725 F.3d 803 (7th Cir. 2003)

Brief for Appellee

Action Gaming, Inc. v. Alliance Gaming Corp., 188 F. App'x. 995 (Fed. Cir. 2006)

Brief for Appellees

Alliance Logistics, Inc. v. New Prime, Inc., 614 F.3d 703 (7th Cir. 2010)

Appellant's Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief

American Pelagic Fishing Co. v. United States, 379 F.3d 1363 (Fed. Cir. 2004)

Brief of Plaintiff-Appellee
Petition for Rehearing

American Pelagic Fishing Co. v. United States, 545 U.S. 1139 (2005) (order)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for the Petitioner

Ameritech Corp. v. Internal Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 21, 543 F.3d 414 (7th Cir. 2008)

Reply Brief for Appellant
Appellant's Opening Brief

Andrews v. Chevy Chase Bank, F.S.B., 545 F.3d 570 (7th Cir. 2008)

Petition for Leave to Appeal Pursuant to Rule 23(f)
Brief for Appellant
Reply Brief for Appellant

Aristocrat Tech. Australia Pty Ltd. v. International Game Tech., 2008 WL 5115754 (U.S. Dec. 8, 2008) (mem.) (order denying cert.)

Brief for Appellee
Brief in Opposition

Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd. v. International Game Technology, 543 F.3d 657 (Fed. Cir. 2008)

Appellee's Brief

Bank of New York Mellon v. Grede, 131 S. Ct. 418 (2010)

Brief for the Appellee

Bennett v. Spear, 520 U.S. 154 (1997)

Amicus Brief

Blackshire v. NAACP, 673 N.E.2d. 1059 (Ill. App. Ct. 1996)

Brief & Argument

Borst v. Chevron Corp., 514 U.S. 1066 (1995) (order)

Brief in Opposition

Bridas v. Gov't of Turkmenistan, 447 F.3d 411 (5th Cir. 2006)

Brief of Appellee

BSH Home Appliances Corp. v. Cobb, No. 13-138 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Amicus brief (cert stage)

Call v. Ameritech Management Pension Plan, 475 F.3d 816 (7th Cir. 2007)

Appellant's opening brief
Reply Brief

City of Chicago v. Morales, 527 U.S. 41 (1999)

Amicus Brief

City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes, 526 U.S. 687 (1999)

Amicus Brief

Covad Communications Co. v. Bell Atlantic Corp., 407 F.3d 1220 (D.C. Cir. 2006)

Amicus Brief

District Intown Props. v. District of Columbia, 531 U.S. 812 (2000) (order)

Amicus Brief of NAHB

Eastern Enters. v. Apfel, 524 U.S. 498 (1998)

Amicus Brief

Edwards Lifesciences AG v. CoreValve, Inc., 699 F.3d 1305 (Fed. Cir. 2012)

Appellants' Opening Brief

EEOC v. Ameritech Servs., Inc., 129 F. App'x. 953 (6th Cir. 2005)

Brief of Appellees

Empagran, S.A. v. F. Hoffmann-LaRoche, Ltd., 417 F.3d 1267 (D.C. Cir. 2005)

Brief for Appellees

Empagran, S.A., et al, v. F. Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd, 126 S.Ct. 1043 (2006)

Brief in Opposition

F. Hoffmann-LaRoche, Ltd. v. Empagran S.A., 542 U.S. 155 (2004)

Brief for Appellees

Goldwasser v. Ameritech Corp., 222 F.3d 390 (7th Cir. 2000)

Brief for Defendant-Appellee

Grede v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp., No. 10-3787 (Aug. 26, 2013)

Appellee Brief

Green Tree Fin. Corp. v. Bazzle, 123 S. Ct. 2402 (2003)

Amicus Brief

Grumhaus v. Comerica Sec., Inc., 532 U.S. 971 (2001) (order)

Brief in Opposition

Illinois Bell Tel. Co. v. IBEW, Local 21, 128 S.Ct. 1696 (2008) (mem.) (order)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply in Support of Petition for Certiorari

In re Abbott, No. 12-8037 (7th Cir.) (pending)

Answer to 23(f) petition

In re Lockheed Martin Corp., 412 F. App'x 892 (7th Cir. 2011)

23(f) Petition
Reply in Support of 23(f) Petition
Answer to 23(f) Cross-Petition

Intermedia Comm., Inc. v. Bellsouth Telecom., Inc., No. 01-10224-JJ (settled before argument)

Brief for Defendant-Appellee

Kong v. Scully, 341 F.3d 1132 (9th Cir. 2003)

Brief for Intervenor
Response to Petition for Panel Rehearing and Suggestion for Rehearing En Banc

Leclerc v. Webb, 127 S. Ct. 344 (2006)

Petition for Writ of Certiorari

Linde v. Arab Bank plc, 706 F.3d 92 (2d Cir. 2013)

Petition for Rehearing en Banc

Linde v. Arab Bank, PLC, 706 F.3d 92 (2d Cir. 2013)

Opening Brief
Appellants' Reply Brief

Lockheed Martin Corp. v. Abbott, No. 13-447 (U.S. filed October 9, 2013)

Petition for Writ of Certiorari

Luckey v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 183 F.3d 730 (7th Cir.), cert. denied, 528 U.S. 1038 (1999)

Consolidated Brief of Defendant-Appellee

Matter of Laura D. Blackburne, 7 N.Y.3d 213 (2006)

Brief Amicus Curiae of the NAACP in Support of Petitioner

Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., 132 S. Ct. 1289 (2012)

Petition for a writ of certiorari
Reply brief (cert stage)
Brief for Petitioners
Petitioners' Reply Brief

Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs., Inc., 130 S. Ct. 3543 (2010)

Petition for writ of certiorari
Reply brief for petitioners

McNamara v. City of Chicago, 138 F.3d 1219 (7th Cir.), cert. denied, 525 U.S. 981 (1998)

Amicus Brief

Mikolajczyk v. Ford Motor Company., 2008 WL 5263924 (Ill. Dec. 18, 2008)

Amicus Brief

National Ass'n of Homebuilders v. Babbitt, 524 U.S. 937 (1998) (order)

Amicus Brief

New England Health Care Employees Pension Fund v. Ernst & Young, LLP, 336 F.3d 495 (6th Cir. 2003)

Appellee's Brief

Oak Brook Bank v. Northern Trust Co., 256 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2001)

Brief of Defendant-Appellee

Palazzolo v. Rhode Island, 533 U.S. 606 (2001)

Amicus Brief

Pottawattamie County, Iowa v. McGhee, 2010 WL 6917 (U.S. Jan. 4, 2010) (Order)

Petition for writ of certiorari
Reply brief (cert stage)
Brief for Petitioners
Reply brief (merits stage)

Pronsolino v. Nastri, 539 U.S. 926 (2003) (mem.)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert. stage)

Rzepiennik v. Archstone Smith, Inc., 331 Fed. App'x 584 (10th Cir. 2009)

Brief for Appellee

Salmeron v. Enterprise Recovery Sys., Inc., 579 F.3d 787 (7th Cir. 2009)

Brief for Appellee

Sears, Roebuck and Co. v. Butler, 133 S. Ct. 2768 (2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Sears, Roebuck and Co. v. Larry Butler, et al., No. 13-430 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Silvernail v. Ameritech Pension Plan & Ameritech Corporation, 439 F.3d 355 (7th Cir. 2006) (order)

Brief for Defendants-Appellees

South Austin Coalition Community Council v. SBC Communications Inc., 274 F.3d 1168 (7th Cir. 2001)

Brief for Defendants-Appellees

Southern Cross Overseas Agencies, Inc. v. Wah Kwong Shipping Group, Ltd., 181 F.3d 410 (3d Cir. 1999)

Brief of the Appellee

Southview Farm v. Concerned Area Residents for the Env't, 514 U.S. 1082 (1995) (order)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Spano v. Boeing Co., 633 F.3d 574 (7th Cir. 2011)

Amicus Brief

State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Speroni, 525 U.S. 922 (1998) (order)

Reply Brief
Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Stroger v. Regional Transportation Authority, 778 N.E.2d 683 (Ill. 2002)

Appellants' Opening Brief
Reply Brief for Appellants

Suitum v. Tahoe Reg'l Planning Agency, 520 U.S. 725 (1997)

Amicus Brief

Tri-State Coach Lines, Inc. v. Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, 732 N.E.2d 1137 (Ill. App. Ct. 2000), cert. denied

Brief of Appellee & Cross-Appellant

Tri-State Coach Lines, Inc. v. Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, 532 U.S. 994 (2001)

Brief in Opposition

United States v. Deaton, 209 F.3d 331 (4th Cir. 2000)

Amicus Brief

Van Winkle v. Owens Corning Fiberglass Corporation, 683 N.E.2d 985 (Ill. App. Ct. 1997)

Reply Brief

Verizon v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko LLP, 124 S. Ct. 872 (2004)

Amicus Brief (cert. stage)
Amicus Brief (merits stage)

Weisgram v. Marley, Co., 528 U.S. 440 (2000)

Amicus Brief

WellPoint, Inc. v. JohnHancock Life Ins. Co., 576 F.3d 643 (7th Cir. 2009)

Brief for Appellee

Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer, 133 S. Ct. 1722 (2013)

Reply Brief for Petitioner

Whirlpool Corporation v. Gina Glazer and Trina Allison, No. 13-431 (U.S. Sup. Ct.) (pending)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Whitesell Corp. v. Whirlpool Corp., 2012 WL 3631491 (6th Cir. Aug. 23, 2012)

Opening Brief
Reply Brief

Windt v. Qwest Communications Int'l, Inc., 129 S. Ct. 904 (2009)

Amicus brief of INSOL Europe on behalf of petitioner
 
 
 
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