Appellate Practice

Albany & Saratoga Springs Appellate Law Attorneys

The appellate attorneys of DeGraff, Foy & Kunz draw on their extensive trial practice, exhaustive legal research, and persuasive brief writing to effectively represent your interest on appeal.

Whether you and/or your business are seeking a reversal or an affirmance of a state or federal lower court decision, our firm’s experienced appellate attorneys are equipped to guide you through the process. We pride ourselves on our outside-the-box thinking and team approach to appellate advocacy, ensuring that no stones are left unturned in our efforts to obtain your desired result.

We enjoy a successful record of appeals at both the state and federal levels.

Some important victories include:

Codling v. Paglia, 32 NY2d 330 (1974)
Dawn VV v. State of New York, 47 AD3d 1048 (3d Dept 2008)
Fleming v. Barnwell, 309 AD2d 1132 (3d Dept 2003)
Fleming v. Barnwell, 15 NY3d 375 (2010)
Kilough v. Shiels, 45 AD3d 1159 (3d Dept 2007)
Kunz v. People of State of New York, 356 F. Supp. 2d 188 (2d Cir. 2005)
Mantica v. New York State Dept. of Heath, 94 NY2d 58 (1999)
Matthew K. v. Beth K., 130 AD3d 1272 (3d Dept 2015)
San Filippo v. Adler, 278 AD2d 402 (2d Dept 2000)
Waldron v. New York Cent. Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 88 AD3d 1053 (3d Dept 2011)
Zalewski v. Cierco Builder Dev., Inc., 754 F.3d 95 (2d Cir. 2014)


The appellate attorneys of DeGraff, Foy & Kunz are admitted in both state and federal courts and offer a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to assist you on appeal. Contact one of our appellate attorneys – David F. Kunz, George J. Szary, Christine M. Carsky, Nicole R. Rodgers and Luke S. Malamood – to discuss how we can assist you.