Elliot Felig has argued over 40 appeals, appearing before appellate tribunals at a variety of levels, including the New York Court of Appeals, while also handling related matters in federal court. As an appellate lawyer, Mr. Felig has won the overwhelming majority of the cases he has argued. Mr. Felig first served as an appellate attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, where he spent two years as a member of the Appeals Bureau, representing the government before one of the nation’s foremost appellate tribunals. Appellate practice is entirely different from trial-level litigation, with a much greater focus on legal research and writing. Mr. Felig is not only an accomplished appellate attorney, he is also the author of a study guide on criminal law used by law students throughout the United States. As a result of his years of appellate experience, Mr. Felig has the ability and expertise to identify the potential winning claims, while avoiding wasting time and effort on claims that have no chance of success. We take a uniquely personalized approach to every client and every case, and can usually determine in a fast and efficient manner if there are any viable appellate claims. Contact us to discuss your case and explore potential avenues of appeal.