A party who has won a judgment in a lawsuit or favorable findings in an administrative proceeding, which judgment or findings the losing party, the appellant, seeks to have a higher court reverse or set aside.
The designation as appellee is not related to a person's status as plaintiff or defendant in the lower court.
Another name for appellee is respondent.
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