Lawyers in Shook, Hardy & Bacon's Appellate Practice provide clients with the most sophisticated level of advocacy to protect favorable trial court and regulatory agency results and reverse unfavorable ones.
“More and more judges and clients recognize that appellate advocacy is a specialized area of the law requiring unique skills and talents," said Lucinda Hofmann, the Miami partner who leads the practice group. "Appellate advocates excel at identifying and analyzing issues; researching and understanding the development and future direction of applicable law; and weaving the specific facts and law together in concise, understandable, well-reasoned, and persuasive documents," she added. "Shook's appellate lawyers are prepared to put these skills to work for trial attorneys and in-house counsel who demand the level of advocacy that only a specialist can provide."
In addition to Hofmann, the following SHB attorneys are members of the Appellate Practice: Robert Adams (Partner-Kansas City), Eugene Balloun (Partner-Overland Park), James Berger (Partner-Kansas City), Noel Capps (Partner-Kansas City), Andrew Carpenter (Partner-Kansas City), Patrick Gregory (Partner-San Francisco), Peter Henk (Partner-Houston), Paul La Scala (Partner-Orange County, Calif.), Manuel Lopez (Partner-Houston), Frank Rothrock (Partner-Orange County, Calif.), Victor Schwartz (Partner, Washington, D.C.), Matthew Wiltanger (Partner-Overland Park), Brent Filbert (Of Counsel-Kansas City), Michael Rosen (Of Counsel-Tampa), Kevin Underhill (Of Counsel-San Francisco), Lisa Burke (Associate-Kansas City), Toby Crouse (Associate-Overland Park), Karen Fischer (Associate-Kansas City), Carlos Provencio (Associate-Washington, D.C.), and Daniel Rogers (Associate-Miami).