Counsel Press Inc. Acquires AppealTech


New York, New York (February 4, 2021) – Counsel Press Inc., the nation’s largest appellate services provider, announced today that it has finalized its agreement to acquire AppealTech.

AppealTech was founded in 1998 in New York by a group of appellate professionals focused on assisting law firms and their clients, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in perfecting their appeals in the New York Appellate Courts, the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

“AppealTech has a proven track record of providing high-quality service to the legal community and has developed thousands of meaningful customer relationships,” said Scott Thompson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Counsel Press. “The acquisition of AppealTech further reinforces our position as the nation’s leading appellate services provider, with more than 83 years of experience in preparing, filing and serving appeals in all state and federal appellate courts nationwide. We welcome AppealTech’s team members to Counsel Press. Together we remain committed to providing exceptional service for all of our clients,” added Mr. Thompson.

“AppealTech’s clients will experience a seamless transition and will continue to receive the same high standards of service and professionalism that they have come to expect,” said Michael Kestan, the former owner and President of AppealTech.

Counsel Press has set the highest standard in appellate preparations since 1938, earning the title, The Appellate Experts®. We proudly provide accurate, precise and compliant filings to thousands of customers, filing over 12,000 appeals across all 50 states and all appellate jurisdictions annually.

For more information about Counsel Press, or its acquisition of AppealTech, please contact Samantha Williams, Director of Marketing, at or call 800-4-APPEAL.

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