Appellate Litigation: What to Watch Out For in 2020 and Beyond
Join litigation experts, Jemi Lucey (Greenbaum) and Alex Harris (Gibson Dunn), as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of appellate litigation. The speakers will present an engaging discussion of the current litigation trends and recent appellate rulings. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in light of the most notable and up-to-date cases.
Key topics include:
- Appellate Litigation: Recent Trends and Developments
- Notable Appellate Rulings and Cases
- Top Appellate Issues
- Best Litigation Strategies:
- Oral Argument
- Appellate Brief
- The Future of Appellate Practice
Alex Harris, Associate Attorney
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Jemi Lucey, Counsel
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
- What to appeal (when you’re appealing)
- Hot-button appellate issues throughout the country/Recent Significant Appellate Decisions
- When to keep quiet (when you’re not so appealing)
- Things to remember during trial to preserve your best case for appeal
- What to say at oral argument
- What not to say at oral argument
Who Should Attend:
- Appellate Lawyers
- Corporate Lawyers
Jemi Goulian Lucey is partner in the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP. Ms. Lucey concentrates her practice on employment litigation and human resources related law, higher education law, and professional negligence defense. She represents mid-market companies, institutions of higher learning, and public entities in federal and state civil litigation matters concerning employment discrimination and retaliation claims, professional negligence defense, higher education and Title IX alleged violations, business torts, and commercial contract disputes.
Jemi Goulian Lucey is partner in the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP. Ms. Lucey concentrates her …
Alex Harris is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Harris focuses on appellate and intellectual property litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Harris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond M. Kethledge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He received his law degree from Stanford Law School, where he conducted advanced clinic coursework in Supreme Court litigation and edited the Stanford Technology Law Review.
Mr. Harris has argued before federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels, in paid and pro bono cases. He has also served as Continuing Legal Education faculty and his work has appeared in the Maryland Journal of International Law and the Washington Legal Foundation’s Legal Opinion Letters.
Mr. Harris is licensed to practice law in the State of California and before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Sixth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Alex Harris is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices in the …
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Method Of Presentation:
General knowledge of the appellate law
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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About Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is a multi-practice law firm serving local, regional and national clients. As one of New Jersey’s leading law firms, the firm brings diverse and comprehensive expertise to the representation of both businesses and individuals. For over 100 years, the firm has earned the trust and loyalty of clients by providing sophisticated, creative and cost-effective representation through collaborative teamwork, proactive legal strategies, attention to detail and relationship-oriented service.
About Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a recognized leader in representing companies ranging from start-up ventures and emerging growth companies to multinational corporations across all major industries, particularly technology, communications, manufacturing and consumer services. We also represent the investment community, including commercial and investment banks, partnerships, and individuals. Our offices and practice groups work together seamlessly to craft customized, cutting-edge deals for our clients.
Our corporate clients benefit from Gibson Dunn’s network of over 1,200 attorneys located in 20 offices in major cities in the United States and throughout the world. In the structuring, negotiation and execution of transactions, our corporate attorneys work closely with colleagues in other practice groups, including antitrust, tax, finance and executive compensation, all of which are vital to the success of complex corporate transactions. Our lawyers also handle every aspect of litigation, crisis management, data privacy and cybersecurity, regulatory law, business restructurings and reorganizations, intellectual property, employment and labor law, and have played key roles before regulatory bodies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.