News & Publications

Our team is at the forefront as the law develops—publishing, presenting, and receiving recognitions for our contributions. Read up on recent firm news here.

Nine GMSR Lawyers Named to the 2023 Best Lawyers® List

We are pleased to congratulate the nine Greines, Martin, Stein and Richland LLP attorneys named in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®: Timothy T. Coates – Appellate Practice Laurie Hepler – Appellate Practice Robin Meadow – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Trusts

Is Your Anti-SLAPP Ruling Appealable? An Overview of California and Ninth Circuit Rules

Wondering whether the partial grant of an anti-SLAPP motion, or the denial of an anti-SLAPP motion, is appealable?  A new ABTL Report article by GMSR’s Alana Rotter reviews anti-SLAPP appealability in California and the Ninth Circuit, including which rulings are immediately appealable and the impact

Nine GMSR Lawyers Recognized In The Best Lawyers in America® (2023) For Appellate Practice

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP is proud to have 9 lawyers listed in the 2023 edition of the peer-reviewed The Best Lawyers in America® for Appellate Practice. Tim Coates, Laurie Hepler, Robin Meadow, Bob Olson, Marc Poster, Kent Richland, Alana Rotter, Cindy Tobisman, and

Jun 17, 2022 Alana H. Rotter
VIRTUAL MCLE – Laying The Foundation For Appellate Success: Tips For Trust And Probate Litigators

On June 23, appellate lawyer Alana Rotter will present a virtual MCLE offering tips to avoid traps that can doom an appeal before it begins.  Topics will include: anticipating anti-SLAAP motions in proceedings to enforce a no-contest clause, creating a clear record, preserving evidentiary and

GMSR Again Ranked as a Top Law Firm for Appellate Litigation in California by Chambers and Partners USA

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland (GMSR) is proud to announce that Chambers and Partners USA, which bases its reports on legal industry and client feedback, continues to recognize GMSR for its excellence in appellate litigation. In the newly-published Chambers USA 2022, GMSR is, once again,

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Laying Foundation For Appellate Success In The Trial Court – Trusts & Estates Litigators

In case you missed GMSR partner Alana Rotter’s recent presentation on how trusts and estates litigators can lay foundation in the trial court for future appellate success, here are some key takeaways: Create a Clear Record Have a court reporter transcribe all significant proceedings If

Feb 01, 2022 Alana H. Rotter
Laying The Foundation For Appellate Success: Tips For T&E Litigators (BHBA on Zoom)

Don’t miss the upcoming February 15 CLE webinar—presented by GMSR partner Alana Rotter—to learn invaluable tips on how to avoid traps that can doom an appeal before it begins. Topics will include: creating a clear record, preserving evidentiary issues, navigating the statement of decision process,

Nine GMSR Lawyers Named California Super Lawyers

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized nine of its lawyers as top-rated appellate attorneys for 2022: Kent Richland, Marc Poster, Tim Coates, Robin Meadow, Bob Olson, Cindy Tobisman, Ted Xanders, Laurie Hepler, and Alana Rotter. “Super

GMSR Files Amicus Brief Defending Municipalities’ Efforts To Manage E-scooters

Supporting municipalities’ ability to collect electronic scooter data as part of regulating the urban landscape, GMSR prepared an amicus brief for the Open Mobility Foundation in Sanchez v. Los Angeles Department of Transportation.  Our brief provides case stories of municipalities’ successful use of tailored data

Who We Serve

PUBLIC ENTITIES

Whether on appeal, assisting trial counsel, or advising government officials contemplating legislative action, GMSR provides unique insight into the complex laws that impact public entities.

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INSURERS

Where coverage may exist, GMSR represents insureds on appeal effectively and efficiently. Where it does not, the firm protects insurers’ right to deny claims.

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BUSINESSES

GMSR offers corporate clients objective assessments on appeal, based on a deep understanding of the limitations and opportunities of appellate review.

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TRIAL COUNSEL

The firm’s lawyers are team players, collaborating with trial counsel at any level from legal strategy to writing or editing trial court motions and appellate briefs.

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INDIVIDUALS

GMSR vigorously advocates the rights of individual plaintiffs and defendants, in both state and federal appellate courts.

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COMMUNITY PRO BONO

As part of GMSR’s long-standing commitment to social justice and equality, GMSR provides pro bono appellate services to individuals and to community organizations on issues of concern.

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