Boulder, Colo. and New York, March 15, 2017 – The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) and Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP are pleased to announce that they are collaborating on the publication of a new guide for federal court trial lawyers.

Entitled “Playing To Win:  Appellate Preservation for Trial Lawyers in Federal Court,” the guide will be co-authored by Hughes Hubbard lawyers Robb Patryk, Ross Lipman and Jonathan Misk and will address appellate preservation rules, techniques and case law applicable to every stage of trial.

The guide will be offered free of charge as a courtesy to trial lawyers on NITA’s and Hughes Hubbard’s websites and their respective social media platforms. The targeted publication date is May 15, 2017.

About The National Institute for Trial Advocacy

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) is the nation's leading provider of legal advocacy skills training. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado, NITA pioneered the legal skills learning-by-doing methodology over 40 years ago and has since remained the ultimate standard in continuing legal education. For more information, visit

About Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Hughes Hubbard is a New York City-based international law firm that offers clients results-focused legal services and a collaborative approach across a broad range of practices. Hughes Hubbard was founded in 1888 by the distinguished jurist and statesman Charles Evans Hughes and is renowned for its trial and appellate practice in complex cases, including litigation involving issues related to product liability and toxic torts, antitrust and competition, corporate reorganization, international arbitration, and patent and intellectual property. For more information, visit