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Distinctive among appellate groups, Jones Day’s Issues & Appeals lawyers reside on both coasts and many places in between, practice in all courts from state trial courts to the United States Supreme Court, and possess broad skills and deep experience across a wide range of substantive areas.

Our lawyers provide a full array of legal services, but generally handle difficult and novel legal problems. The Issues & Appeals Practice consists of nationally recognized trial and appellate lawyers who have argued before the U.S. Supreme Court and courts at every state and federal court level. Our Issues & Appeals attorneys have served in the Solicitor General’s office, senior Justice Department positions, White House and congressional appointments, and also as a state solicitor and state appellate judge, among other significant posts.

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California Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of "Say on Pay" Derivative Lawsuit
, October 07, 2013
The Dodd-Frank Act, enacted by Congress in 2010, contains a "say on pay" provision that requires public companies to submit their executive compensation arrangements to advisory shareholder votes. Even though the statute explicitly states that these votes are nonbinding and do not alter...

Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds the NLRB's New "Overwhelming Community of Interest" Bargaining Unit Test
, October 07, 2013
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in a recent decision, approved the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") application of its new "overwhelming community of interest test" in bargaining unit determination cases. The case, Specialty Healthcare and Rehab. Ctr....

Class Action Settlement Overturned on Appeal for First Time in Australia
John Emmerig,Michael Legg, September 19, 2013
The Full Federal Court in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Richards [2013] FCAFC 89 has overturned a 35 percent uplift in recovery for group members who self-financed the cost of prosecuting their class action ("funder's premium"), over those who did not. The uplift was...