Appellate Advocacy

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Appellate Advocacy

Ellerman Enzinna Levy attorneys have handled dozens of appeals, both civil and criminal, authoring briefs and arguing cases in the 2d, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 11th, and DC Circuits, the U.S. Supreme Court, and appellate courts in multiple states.  We have authored amicus briefs for several sovereign nations, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The National Alliance on Mental Illness, The Florida Psychological Association, The Florida Psychiatric Association, Physicians for Human Rights, and others. 

Representative Matters

  • Representation of defendant in bribery case on appeal of motion to suppress Title III wiretap evidence.

  • Representation of businessmen in successful appeal of $22 million civil tort judgment.

  • Representation of a businessman in appeal of embezzlement conviction.

  • Representation of business owners in appeal of bank fraud convictions.

  • Representation of a charitable organization in appeal of order denying post-execution DNA testing in death penalty case. 

  • Representation of an organization in appeal of its designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

  • Representation of a capital defendant opposing government’s appeal of District Court’s grant of habeas corpus relief. 

  • Representation of an individual convicted of murder on appeal of denial of habeas corpus relief.

  • Representation of an individual convicted of murder in furtherance of continuing criminal enterprise in appeal resulting in reversal of conviction on grounds of insufficiency of the evidence.

  • Representation of an individual in appeal of kidnapping conviction.

  • Wrote and submitted amicus curiae briefs on behalf of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in criminal cases involving firearm enhancements, prosecutorial misconduct, and national security issues.

  • Appointed amicus curiae by DC Circuit to brief and argue on behalf of homeowner in real estate foreclosure action.

  • Representation of the United States Capitol Police before the Federal Circuit in an appeal relating to the applicability and execution of certain labor union bargaining requirements at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ellerman Enzinna
is now
Ellerman Enzinna Levy

Ellerman Enzinna is pleased to announce that on February 1, 2022, Michael N. Levy has joined the firm as a partner.

The firm’s name is now Ellerman Enzinna Levy PLLC.