Complementing ShapiroCroland litigation capabilities at the trial court level is an appellate litigation practice that is experienced, strategic and comprehensive in furtherance of its commitment to effective appellate advocacy. The dedicated attorneys at ShapiroCroland work diligently and efficiently for our clients on complex and sophisticated issues of the law before federal and state appellate judges at all levels. The benchmarks of our appellate practice are extensive knowledge of appellate practice and procedure, a command of the trial court and appellate record, comprehensive and thorough legal research, persuasive brief writing, compelling oral advocacy and the ability to focus arguments and outcomes to the client's particular interests.
Our extensive appellate experience allows for unique judgment in assessing which matters are best suited for appeal. We have enjoyed success both in pursuing appeals as well as defending appeals filed against our clients. Our appellate practice and experience also frequently involves taking over the appellate representation of a client that employed other counsel at the trial level.
Our appellate attorneys capitalize on the firm’s diversity in practice, legal knowledge and experience and routinely consult and include ShapiroCroland attorneys with expertise in the substantive law at issue on appeal. Our attorneys handle a sophisticated and challenging practice which encompasses all the departments and practices at ShapiroCroland, including business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, matrimonial, municipal, land use and taxation.
ShapiroCroland appellate lawyers have briefed and argued cases in the United States Supreme Court and in various federal Court of Appeals. ShapiroCroland also regularly appears and argues in the state appellate courts of New Jersey and New York.