Appellate Advocacy

Dedicated New Orleans Lawyers

Chehardy Sherman Williams appellate attorneys are exceptionally skilled at conducting sophisticated legal analysis and have repeatedly demonstrated a mastery of the art of persuasive legal writing and effective oral advocacy.

Our appellate attorneys brief and argue cases at all levels of state and federal court, and they prepare amicus curiae briefs on matters of significant interest to clients of the firm.

Years of Legal Experience

Chehardy Sherman Williams appellate attorneys have appeared and argued in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, the Louisiana Supreme Court and various Louisiana intermediate courts of appeal.

Our New Orleans lawyers have worked on appeals involving a wide array of legal issues in several areas of law, including:

  • Labor and employment
  • Class action certification
  • Taxation
  • Toxic tort and personal injury
  • Business and commercial matters

Should I Hire a Lawyer?

Our firm’s appellate attorneys work with trial counsel to identify the salient legal issues most likely to resonate with appellate court judges and to frame those issues in the best light possible for the client.

We also have extensive trial litigation experience. Chehardy Sherman Williams’ attorneys have prepared and argued pre-trial motions for summary judgment, motions to exclude evidence, motions for class certification, and post-trial motions. Our trial experience deepens our appreciation for the nuances of trial, enhances our ability to communicate with trial counsel, and serves as a foundation upon which to hone our skills for identifying and presenting the important issues on appeal in a thoughtful and cogent manner.

Our appellate attorneys are well-equipped to handle appeals of matters that have been tried by other attorneys, as well as matters tried by Chehardy Sherman Williams trial litigators.

Contact us today at (504) 217-2006 to schedule an initial consultation.