Appellee Strategies in the Federal Courts of Appeal
Leveraging Appellate Waivers, Cross-Appeals, and Other Proactive Tactics in Civil Appeals
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel representing appellees in civil cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeal. The panel will explain how waivers, cross-appeals and other proactive tactics can be used by appellees to gain a strategic advantage.
- Appellate waivers
- Other strategic considerations for appellees
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How can the appellee frame the issue(s) to his advantage in the appellate brief?
- How can the appellee use appellant waivers to his advantage?
- What are the advantages for the appellee of going second during oral argument?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Anne M. Johnson
Haynes and Boone
She is Co-Chair of the firm's Litigation Section. She is an appellate lawyer who represents clients in complex... | Read More
She is Co-Chair of the firm's Litigation Section. She is an appellate lawyer who represents clients in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. She regularly appears before Texas appellate courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has been Board Certified in Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2001.Close
Alston & Bird
His complex litigation practice focuses on appeals, class actions and antitrust matters. He has represented numerous... | Read More
His complex litigation practice focuses on appeals, class actions and antitrust matters. He has represented numerous clients in appellate courts—both Georgia and federal—on issues ranging from contract interpretation to federal constitutional law. He also represents clients defending against class action and antitrust lawsuits at the trial court level.Close
Kyle G.A. Wallace
Alston & Bird
He has extensive litigation and trial experience, particularly in federal courts. He has served as lead counsel in... | Read More
He has extensive litigation and trial experience, particularly in federal courts. He has served as lead counsel in over 100 federal cases. He also has significant appellate experience, having served as lead counsel in numerous appeals. He has successfully presented oral argument before both the Second and Eleventh Circuits of the United States Courts of Appeals, as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia.Close