Appellate MVP: Dechert’s G. Eric Brunstad Jr.

Law360, San Diego (November 15, 2011, 10:35 PM EST) -- Defending the family of oilman J. Howard Marshall II against the late Anna Nicole Smith’s long-running claim to his fortune, G. Eric Brunstad Jr. of Dechert LLP convinced the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year to find that a bankruptcy court lacked the constitutional authority to enter a final $474 million judgment for the former Playboy model, earning Brunstad a spot on Law360’s list of Appellate MVPs.

The Dechert partner has built one of the top Supreme Court practices in the U.S. from his base in...
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