Appellate Litigation

Respected for its litigation prowess, Ulmer & Berne maintains a strong appellate practice. The firm has handled numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and various state appellate courts. We call on the experience of both business and litigation attorneys to ensure all aspects of a matter are thoroughly analyzed. Our appellate practice extends both to clients the firm has represented in trial court proceedings and to clients seeking new counsel at the appellate level.
Our attorneys regularly:

  • Identify and evaluate the most compelling arguments on appeal through comprehensive analysis of the trial proceedings
  • Review and draft appellate briefs
  • Handle appeals before various regulatory agencies
  • Act as a trusted advisor to our clients, providing recommendations and assistance with appellate issues both during and after trial

Ulmer & Berne attorneys utilize their superior legal writing and examination skills to solve the most complex business problems associated with appellate litigation.

Ulmer & Berne LLP is proud to announce that Partner James N. Kline has been elected President of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA). Kline, who previously served as Vice President of OACTA, was inducted into this new leadership role at the organization’s annual meeting in November. Kline...

“Michael Nathan Ungar | Ulmer & Berne LLP” Cleveland Jewish News January 15, 2015 Perennial Super Lawyer Michael Nathan Ungar considers settlement of a dispute embroiling Case Western University among his most memorable cases of 2014. Read the full article »

Ulmer & Berne LLP has been ranked within the top 10 percent of all law firms by The BTI Consulting Group, one of the nation’s leading legal industry research firms, in their recently published 2015 BTI Litigation Outlook report. The firm was selected as a “Litigation Powerhouse” and is named...

Ulmer & Berne LLP was named 2014 Ohio Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation at the second annual Benchmark Litigation US Awards held at the Essex Hotel in New York City on January 29, 2014. The US Benchmark Awards were based on a six-month research period involving extensive interviews...

May 2013 – A recent decision by the Eighth Appellate District (the court of appeals located in Cuyahoga County) confirms that courts may grant appointment of a receiver on an expedited basis, with expanded powers to carry on the borrower’s business, where the parties have agreed to those powers in...

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