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

Sep 08, 2022 Laurie J. Hepler
Appellate Success in California

“Appellate Success in California” — A monthly dose of quick, practical appellate tips.  Laurie began the series in 2009 for her clients and friends, and since 2016 has co-written it with GMSR partner Alana Rotter.  Read the latest here.

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

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,

Celebrating Women – Women’s History Month
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 Appellate Lawyers Recognized By Best Lawyers And U.S. News & World Report

The peer-reviewed The Best Lawyers in America©, collectively with U.S. News & World Report, has ranked GMSR: A National Tier 1 firm for Appellate Practice, A National Tier 2 firm for Trusts & Estates Law, and A Los Angeles Tier 1 firm for Appellate Practice,

GMSR Appellate Lawyers Recognized By Best Lawyers And U.S. News & World Report

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland is pleased to announce that the peer-reviewed The Best Lawyers in America© continues to honor GMSR lawyers for excellence in appellate law. Tim Coates, Laurie Hepler, Robin Meadow, Robert Olson, Marc Poster, Kent Richland, Alana Rotter and Cindy Tobisman were

GMSR Appellate Lawyers Recognized By Best Lawyers And U.S. News & World Report

Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland is pleased to announce that the peer-reviewed The Best Lawyers in America© continues to honor GMSR lawyers for excellence in appellate law. Tim Coates, Laurie Hepler, Robin Meadow, Robert Olson, Marc Poster, Kent Richland, Alana Rotter and Cindy Tobisman were

Nov 01, 2020 Laurie J. Hepler
Laurie Hepler – Contributing Editor, Cal. Practice Guide: Civil Appeals and Writs (The Rutter Group)

In 2019, Laurie Hepler became Contributing Editor for the leading appellate treatise in California, Civil Appeals & Writs, published by The Rutter Group. Civil Appeals and Writs helps both litigators and appellate specialists represent clients in civil appeals and writs in California state courts. This

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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