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Nick Danella concentrates his practice on high-stakes and appellate litigation throughout the federal and state court systems. In particular, he focuses on legal writing and strategy, motion practice and appeals.

Nick was named one of the “Top 40 under 40” by the Birmingham Business Journal, and was listed as a “Rising Star” in Appellate by Mid-South Super Lawyers.

Nick joined Bradley after several years of litigation experience at Skadden Arps in New York and Los Angeles. He also served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Say Whaaat? The Sixth Circuit Debates “Corpus Linguistics” as a Tool for Statutory InterpretationA seemingly routine Sixth Circuit appeal involving the interpretation of the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act statute (ERISA) recently sparked an interesting debate between two Circuit Judges — Amul Thapar and Jane Stranch — on the use of “corpus linguistics” in statutory interpretation. In Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., the court affirmed summary