Partner
James R. Sigel
Partner

James Sigel is a partner in the Appellate and Supreme Court practice group. James has handled appeals in many areas of law, including class actions, securities, false advertising, antitrust, and environmental regulation. He has briefed dozens of appeals in federal and state appellate courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the Second, Seventh, Ninth, and D.C. Circuits, and the New York and California state courts. More ›

Associate
Lena H. Hughes
Associate

Lena Hughes is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group. Lena has handled appeals in many areas of the law, including bankruptcy, class actions, securities, false advertising, arbitration, and trade secrets. She has briefed dozens of appeals in federal and state appellate courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the Second, Third, Fifth, Ninth, Federal and D.C. Circuits, and the New York and California state courts. More ›

Associate
Michael F. Qian
Associate

Michael Qian is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice. He has experience briefing appeals in a wide range of areas, including patent issues before the Federal Circuit. He has also argued cases in multiple federal courts of appeals. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Michael served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Honorable Merrick B. Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He also worked in the Office of the U.S. Solicitor General as a Bristow Fellow. More ›

Associate
Adam L. Sorensen
Associate

Adam Sorensen is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Appellate + Supreme Court Practice Group. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Adam served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General. During his fellowship, he assisted Justice Department attorneys litigating in the Supreme Court, advised the Solicitor General regarding authorization of government appeals in the lower courts, and successfully briefed and argued an appeal in the Ninth Circuit. More ›