Our Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law team succeeds in major appeals for our clients in virtually every litigation forum, including before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state appellate courts, government agencies, and national and international arbitration panels. In addition to cases originally tried by our firm at all levels of the state and federal court systems, we frequently handle high-profile appeals for cases tried by other firms.
We have brought major Supreme Court cases representing business interests and have played a principal role in significant administrative law and regulatory cases before the federal courts of appeals. In the life sciences and healthcare area, we frequently advise on matters involving state regulatory agencies, the Food & Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and major federal False Claims Act litigation. We also frequently represent leading energy companies in significant state and federal appellate matters. And we are often involved in high-stakes, leading-edge intellectual property matters, including Section 337 matters, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Recognized for the level, complexity, and number of appellate matters we handle, our Washington, D.C.-based team is co-chaired by a former Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. It includes numerous attorneys with prestigious appellate clerkships, including for Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Our Appellate team has deep expertise in government-facing litigation with a reputation for assisting clients in significant administrative and constitutional law matters. We often provide strategic counseling and advice on legal issues well before they reach the appellate level. And we are frequently retained to brief and argue complex legal issues in trial courts, and regularly assist clients with:
We also often analyze pending legislation and regulations to assess their constitutionality and the viability of potential legal challenges.
May 10, 2023
Gas Stove Ban Update: Ninth Circuit Says "No" to City of Berkeley Ban on Gas Stoves
May 8, 2023
Enforcing ICSID Arbitral Awards Against States in Switzerland - the Immunity Challenge
March 2, 2023
The Gathering Storm Over Gas Stoves
Chambers USA, 2022
Legal 500 US, 2022
Legal 500 US, 2022
Legal 500 US, 2015
May 11, 2023
Peter Strotz and Paul Johnson represent Encino Hospital Medical Center, Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation in a qui tam case before the California Supreme Court
May 5, 2023
K&S submits friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, California Chamber of Commerce and American Bankers Association in a California First District Appellate Court class action case
April 22, 2023
Eva Temkin comments on the U.S. Supreme Court staying an order by a Texas district court judge to suspend the FDA’s approval of the medication abortion drug mifepristone