Appellate Practice

Appellate Practice

JOHN AMATO, IV has over 24 years experience in handling appeals in both the state and federal courts, including:

Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Maryland Court of Appeals

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Issues include all general civil practice issues, such as contract, negligence, malpractice, insurance, asbestos and antitrust. Mr. Amato can assist the attorney of record in managing the appeal, handling the record extract or joint appendix, researching and writing the brief and presenting oral argument, or can work directly with clients, entering appearance and handling all aspects of the appeal as counsel of record, including briefs and oral argument.

Qualifications: Partner, complex litigation, Goodman, Meagher & Enoch, LLP, 1987 – present; Adjunct Professor, Loyola College, Baltimore; Occasional Columnist, Baltimore Bar Journal; Member, MTLA, ATLA.

Writing samples of briefs and certiorari petitions available upon request.