Cory Webster is a Senior Counsel in Dykema’s Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s Appellate and Litigation groups. He represents clients in federal and state court commercial litigation, with focus on appeals and key trial court motions. Mr. Webster frequently drafts appellate briefs in the California Court of Appeal, California Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit, as well as post-trial motions and letter briefs to appellate courts. He also helps develop and carry out litigation strategies in trial court and serves as embedded appellate counsel at trial. In addition to his appellate expertise, Mr. Webster has significant experience in a variety of substantive disciplines, including intellectual property, real estate, eminent domain, and business litigation. He has written several articles on appellate advocacy and other litigation topics.
Mr. Webster joined Dykema after serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Consuelo M. Callahan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before his appellate clerkship, Mr. Webster worked in private practice in Southern California and also served as a judicial law clerk for several judges of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Webster earned his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and became a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he was an Associate Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and authored the case problem for the National Entertainment Moot Court Competition. He also served as a teaching assistant in legal research and writing and appellate advocacy courses.
Appellate | Appellate and Complex Motion Practice | Business & Commercial | Litigation
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