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James R. Sigel

Partner | San Francisco


(9th Cir.) Successfully argued and briefed appeal securing dismissal of False Claims Act lawsuit.

(California, First District Court of Appeal) Argued and won judgment for airport authority in case challenging purported debarment of contractor.

(9th Cir.) Argued and won victory in appeal ending long-running dispute over school district’s taking of private property.

(New York Appellate Division, First Department) Secured victory in significant contract dispute involving business acquisition.

(9th Cir.) Argued and secured affirmance of preliminary injunction requiring the federal government to improve conditions of confinement in Border Patrol detention centers.

(9th Cir.) Won reversal for the Lummi Nation, reclaiming its historic treaty rights.

(9th Cir.) Prevailed in significant antitrust case, defeating claims against client UPS.

(2d Cir.) Obtained dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit on the ground that the call was political speech.

Recommended as a Key Lawyer

Legal 500 US

Litigation: Appellate – California

Chambers USA