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Over the years, Morris Polich & Purdy LLP has earned a distinguished reputation in appellate advocacy.

MPP has 119 published appellate opinions. Eight are landmark decisions from the California Supreme Court.

Our appellate practice follows a collaborative procedure. Strategies are vetted at roundtable discussions by each attorney involved in the appeal. It's a process that works.

It is this kind of experience and expertise that leads general counsels and other law firms to turn to MPP for their appellate matters.

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Unintended Consequences of Intentional Discharges of Pollutants are not “Accidental,” and thus Pollution Exclusion Applies
, November 12, 2013
According to the Second Circuit, the proper question to ask regarding the term “accidental” in a pollution exclusion is whether the initial discharge is intentional, not whether any later overflow or seepage was intended. Where the initial discharge is intentional, the exclusion...

California Supreme Court Offers Key Guidance on Appealability and Finality of Judgments
, October 28, 2013
The major claims in your case have just been resolved by dispositive motion, let us say on summary judgment. You would like to appeal those issues, but some minor claims still remain. It probably does not make economic sense for either party to proceed to trial on only the minor claims. The parties...