Bradley’s appellate attorneys address issues relevant to Tennessee litigators, in-house counsel, judges, law clerks, and others interested in appellate matters. Our appellate team has significant experience in complex business and commercial disputes, state and local tax, banking and financial services, bankruptcy, construction, insurance coverage, intellectual property, civil rights, class action, ERISA, employment, and environmental matters, among others. We have successfully represented clients at every level of the state and federal appellate courts, as well as administrative tribunals.
Meet our Blog Contributors
Edmund S. Sauer615.252.2374Email
Edmund is a seasoned appellate litigator, having handled more than 100 appeals across the country in a wide variety of civil litigation. He regularly represents clients in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where he clerked for two judges, and in Tennessee appellate courts. In addition to his appellate practice, Edmund also advises and assists clients and trial counsel with litigation strategy, brief writing, and issue preservation. Edmund is Immediate Past Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section.
Patricia Head Moskal615.252.2369Email
Pat Moskal has more than 30 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer handling all types of business and commercial disputes, with a particular focus in appellate litigation. Pat has successfully represented clients at every level of state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She is named the 2017 Nashville Appellate Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America, a Mid-South Super Lawyer for Appellate Practice, an “Appellate Star” by Benchmark Appellate, and a “Top 250 Women in Litigation in America” by Benchmark Litigation.
Jeffrey W. Sheehan615.252.2392Email
Jeff Sheehan joined Bradley’s Appellate Practice Group from a clerkship in Nashville with the Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Prior to his clerkship, he interned with the Honorable William C. Koch, Jr., of the Tennessee Supreme Court and spent a year with the Vanderbilt Appellate Clinic. Now Jeff collaborates with attorneys across the litigation group to help protect clients’ interests from the initial stages of conflicts through the final resolutions of appeals.
Jessica Jernigan-Johnson joined the firm in 2013 as a Litigation Associate. She has experience litigating a wide variety of claims in commercial litigation and consumer loan litigation. She has experience in appellate matters in both Tennessee appellate courts and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Kimberly M. Ingram615.252.3592Email
Kimberly Ingram focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and appellate matters. She has represented clients as appellants, appellees, and amicus curiae in the Sixth Circuit, the Federal Circuit, and the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Kimberly received awards for oral and written advocacy from Vanderbilt Law School, where she was Senior Notes Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and a member of the Vanderbilt Appellate Litigation Clinic.
Brian R. Epling615.252.2340Email
Brian primarily assists clients with financial services litigation in Kentucky and Tennessee. Prior to joining Bradley, Brian clerked for the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, and the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Because of his prior experience, Brian has not only had the opportunity to work on many issues during critical stages of litigation, but he has also seen how decisions made in the trial court directly impact the outcome of an appeal.