Glenn Chappell is chair of Tycko & Zavareei’s Appellate Practice Group. He fights for consumers at the trial and appellate levels in cutting-edge cases across the country. He is currently working on class action and multidistrict matters involving consumer privacy, contract and insurance law, deceptive marketing, gaming addiction, and parental and child consumer rights.
Mr. Chappell routinely takes on the nation’s largest and most prestigious defense-side firms, and he beats them all the time. He has represented clients in numerous courts, including the United States Supreme Court, numerous federal circuit courts, and state appellate courts including the Supreme Court of Ohio, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Louisiana Circuit Courts of Appeal. He has experience at every stage of pursuing and defending appeals, including oral argument, principal and amici brief writing, petitions for certiorari and interlocutory review, and motions practice. At the trial level, he plays a leading role in drafting and arguing dispositive motions, pursuing discovery, developing litigation strategy, and developing new cases.
Before joining Tycko & Zavareei, Mr. Chappell was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, one of the nation’s most prestigious defense-side firms. During his time at Gibson Dunn, he practiced in the firm’s award-winning Appellate and Constitutional Law and Litigation practice groups. He also maintained an active pro bono practice that focused on police and sentencing reform.
Mr. Chappell graduated summa cum laude from Duke University School of Law in 2017, where he dedicated more than 450 hours to pro bono work and served as Managing Editor of the Duke Law Journal and Senior Research Editor of the Duke Law & Technology Review. After graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Honorable Anthony J. Trenga of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. His legal scholarship has appeared in multiple publications, including the Duke Law Journal and the University of Richmond Law Review.
He graduated with honors from Saint Leo University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.
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