Peder K. Batalden
Peder Batalden is a partner at the firm. He has particular expertise in federal appeals and procedure. He is co-author of the leading treatise on civil appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Rutter Group’s Ninth Circuit Civil Appellate Practice.
Mr. Batalden handles matters spanning a wide range of subjects, including securities, antitrust, copyright and trademark, commercial indemnification, enforcement of judgments and settlement agreements, products liability, and insurance.
In recent years, Mr. Batalden has successfully petitioned for review in the U.S. Supreme Court, and has argued and won numerous appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, the Nevada Supreme Court and the California Courts of Appeal.
Mr. Batalden often works with clients and trial counsel before an appeal begins, advising them to preserve issues and present evidence in the best posture for appeal. He routinely assists clients who must respond to large money judgments, drawing upon a deep knowledge of federal jurisdiction and procedure to assist in staying enforcement of judgment and preparing post-trial motions so that issues for appeal are not lost.