Jenner & Block

 

Mr. Brody has extensive appellate experience in federal and state appellate courts.  Among other substantive areas, Mr. Brody has argued appeals involving federal preemption, statutory claims, breach of contract, tort and personal injury, civil rights, defamation, bankruptcy, and criminal law.  In addition, he also has assisted in, or supervised, the briefing of numerous other appeals in federal and state appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Brody has defended a variety of clients in class actions including securities fraud class actions, consumer class actions, and class actions alleging violations of contract, consumer fraud statutes, fiduciary duties, and banking rules and regulations. He has also defended class actions alleging tort duties, including a duty to warn and a continuing medical monitoring duty.  He has tried class actions, defended verdicts on class actions on appeal, and handled discretionary appeals of class certification rulings.