Appellate Law Section

The Appellate Law Section works to improve the practice of law in state and federal appellate courts. The section works with the courts to establish procedures that are clear, fair, and efficient. The section also provides educational programs for both appellate specialists and other lawyers to improve the quality of practice in appellate courts.


Michael Von Loewenfeldt

Michael Von Loewenfeldt

Wagstaffe, von Loewenfeldt, Busch & Radwick
Adrienne Rogers

Adrienne Rogers

Vice Chair
Kelly Woodruff

Kelly Woodruff

California Appellate Law Group
Immediate Past Co-Chair
Ben Feuer

Ben Feuer

California Appellate Law Group
Immediate Past Co-Chair

Executive Committee

Sara B. Allman

Attorney at Law

Elizabeth Andrews

Troutman Pepper

Susan Brandt-Hawley

Brandt-Hawley Law Group

David C. Casarrubias

Hanson Bridgett

David de Jesus

Reed Smith

Tiffany Gates

Attorney at Law

Brian Goldman

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Michelene Insalaco

Sucherman & Insalaco

Paul Killion

Duane Morris

Joshua Klein

California Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General

Aileen McGrath

Akin Gump

Josh Patashnik

California Department of Justice

Josephine K. Petrick

Hanson Bridgett

Deborah Quick

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Andrea Russi

Horvitz & Levy

Brian Sutherland

Reed Smith

Anne Voigts

King & Spalding

Advisory Board

Hon. Therese Stewart

California Court of Appeal

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