10 Appellate Tips From A Former Chief Justice

Law360, New York (November 8, 2010, 11:10 AM EST) -- During my 17 years on the Supreme Court of Georgia, I read hundreds of petitions for appeal, thousands of briefs, and heard countless arguments. It is no exaggeration to say that I had a great deal of time while on the court to reflect on what does work and, more importantly, what does not work in appellate litigation.

I retired from the Supreme Court in 2009 and returned to private practice as a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP/Atlanta and the leader of our national appellate practice...
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