Appellate courts operate differently from trial courts and a case on appeal can look markedly different than the case before the trial court. Henderson Parks has experienced appellate advocates familiar with the unique procedures and processes in the appellate courts. We bring a fresh perspective to appeals and crafting arguments that will resonate with appellate courts.
The lawyers at Henderson Parks have briefed and argued over 75 appeals in appellate courts across the country. Precedent setting cases include:
Sullivan v. Flora, Inc., 936 F.3d 562 (7th Cir. 2019) (defining the scope of Copyright damages)
Hernandez v. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, 831 F.3d 940 (8th Cir. 2016) (determining that mandatory overtime should have been included in FMLA leave allotment calculation)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital v. Sharif, 2014 IL App (1st) 133008 (setting the standards for proving fraudulent transfer)
Monica Gonzalez-Servin, et al v. Ford Motor Company, et al., 662 F.3d 931 (7th Cir. 2011) (applying forum non conveniens principles to multidistrict litigation involving foreign incidents)
Burnett v. Stroger, 905 N.E.2d 939 (Ill. 1st Dist. 2009) (defining the authority of the Cook County Board over the Public Defender)
A guide of what to expect in federal appellate arguments can be viewed here: Oral Arguments