Edmund Sauer's practice focuses on handling appeals throughout the country, particularly in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where he clerked for two judges, and in Tennessee and Kentucky appellate courts.
Edmund is Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section. He regularly advises clients and trial counsel on litigation strategy to maximize the prospects of success at trial and on appeal. Edmund has particular experience serving as the appellate lawyer embedded with trial teams in complex civil litigation.
In the last two years, Edmund has obtained a reversal for a corporate client in an interlocutory appeal to the Sixth Circuit; persuaded the Sixth Circuit to reject loan-securitization claims for a financial services client; obtained a reversal on an issue of first impression in another Sixth Circuit appeal; successfully represented clients in an ERISA appeal in the Third Circuit and a bankruptcy appeal in the Eleventh Circuit; and handled more than two dozen other appeals before the Tennessee and Kentucky Courts of Appeals and other appellate courts. Also in the last two years, he has filed three amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court and two in the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Prior to joining Bradley, Edmund worked as an appellate lawyer at Mayer Brown in Washington, D.C. He also served as Deputy General Counsel to Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear, representing the Governor in federal and state courts and helping coordinate executive-branch litigation.
A Fulbright and Truman Scholar, Edmund clerked for two judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit: Judges Jane B. Stranch and Boyce F. Martin, Jr.