Appeals and Critical Motions

Several of our lawyers who are especially accomplished in brief-writing and oral advocacy make up Gerard Fox Law's Appeals and Critical Motions Group.

 With a record of success in high-profile cases in state and federal courts, our lawyers provide specialized skills for preparing and arguing dispositive and other high-stakes trial court motions, as well as appellate motions, petitions, merits briefs, and amicus briefs.  Frequently called on to work with or take over matters from trial lawyers at other firms, our Appeals and Critical Motions Group can look at a developing or closed trial court record with fresh and practiced eyes to spot winning issues and set a future course of action toward ultimate victory.

  • Case-dispositive briefing—including motions to dismiss, motions on the pleadings, inter partes review, summary judgment motions, and motions for judgment as a matter of law—in:
    • trial courts,
    • arbitrations, and
    • administrative proceedings (such as before the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)
  • Briefing and oral argument for appeals at all levels of state and federal agencies and courts
  • Case evaluation and strategy during all phases of litigation, including assessing chances of success on appeal

Kathy Lunn

Of Counsel
Los Angeles