The Law Offices of Sanford F. Young, P.C.

Getting results since 1978

An Aggressive New York Appellate Attorney

The Law Offices of Sanford F. Young P.C. is featured as one of New York’s most renowned appellate law firms. Attorney Sanford Young and his staff have represented hundreds of appellants and respondents at all levels of the New York state and New York City appellate courts and the federal United States Court of Appeals.

Since 1978, Mr. Young and his staff have handled more than 400 appellate matters in all areas of civil litigation at every appellate court level, including:

  • The State of New York Court of Appeals, Appellate Division, Appellate Term and New York City Board of Standards and Appeals
  • The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits: This court hears appeals from the federal district courts sitting in New York state, New Jersey and elsewhere in the New York metropolitan area.

Appellants seeking to overturn an unfavorable lower court order, decision, verdict or judgment, as well as respondents and appellees wishing to uphold a lower court success, turn to Mr. Young to take on their appeals. Mr. Young assists with strategy and tactics for attorneys whose cases warrant a second option or review.

Hundreds Of Successful Appellate Motions

In addition to his many successful appeals, Mr. Young has handled hundreds of appellate motions, such as post-decision motions made on behalf of clients and lawyers who have lost their first appeal and seek to take their case to New York’s highest court, the State of New York Court of Appeals. Other appellate motions may seek interim relief, such as an order staying the effect of a judgment. Mr. Young wrote the authoritative article on how to seek permission to appeal cases from the intermediate appellate courts to the court of appeals (NY Bar Journal / March 1999).

Litigants And Lawyers Need An Objective Appellate Lawyer

Mr. Young is called upon by lawyers and clients who recognize how important it is to consult an experienced and successful appellate practitioner who is willing to take a fresh look at their case, give a truthful and objective analysis of what happened in the trial or motion court and explain the pros and cons of taking further appellate steps. With his dual concentration in complex litigation and appeals, Mr. Young has the unique background and experience to assess what occurred and suggest and implement strategies for going forward. Mr. Young has extensive experience handling post-motion appeals.

Hundreds Of Mr. Young’s Cases Have Been Reported

Mr. Young’s appellate successes are regularly reported in official case reporters that are available online and in law libraries. Many have been reported on the front page of the New York Law Journal. His cases have been cited as legal precedents in hundreds of cases by other lawyers and judges. Among those successes are cases in which Mr. Young was able to obtain new trials for clients who suffered unfavorable jury verdicts or unreasonably low damages.

Mr. Young’s successes include cases involving:

  • Personal injury, including negligence, product liability, medical malpractice and wrongful death
  • Legal malpractice
  • Fraud
  • Commercial law, including insurance and indemnity, breach of contract, business torts and covenants not to compete
  • Employment law
  • Real estate, including mortgage foreclosures and landlord-tenant issues
  • Attorney’s fees and practice
  • Domestic relations, including alimony, matrimonial and divorce
  • Civil rights issues

Additionally, Mr. Young provides other law firms with targeted assistance on issues that may be new to the firm but of which Mr. Young has extensive knowledge and experience.

Speak To A Skilled New York Appeals Attorney

For skilled advice, representation or co-counsel service for a litigation matter or civil appeal, contact The Law Offices of Sanford F. Young P.C.. Call 212-227-9755 or fill out the intake form. Located in the Manhattan’s Financial District, near Wall Street, across from New York’s City Hall and around the corner from the World Trade Center site, the firm is easily accessible by public transportation or car. Serving the greater New York City area.