Arellano v. McDonough, No. 2020-1073(Decided: June 17, 2021, PER CURIAM); equitable tolling with respect to 38 U.S.C. § 5110(b)(1); Andrews v. Principi, 351 F.3d 1134 (Fed. Cir. 2003), which held that principles of equitable tolling are not applicable to the time period in 38 U.S.C. § 5110(b)(1);

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

ADOLFO R. ARELLANO, Claimant-Appellant v. DENIS MCDONOUGH, SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, Respondent-Appellee

2020-1073

Appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in No. 18-3908, Judge Michael P. Allen.
__________ Decided: June 17, 2021 __________
JAMES R. BARNEY, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC, argued for claimant-appellant. Also represented by ALEXANDER EDISON HARDING, KELLY HORN. BARBARA E. THOMAS, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, ar-gued for respondent-appellee. Also represented by BRIAN M. BOYNTON, CLAUDIA BURKE, MARTIN F. HOCKEY, JR., ANDREW JAMES HUNTER; CHRISTINA LYNN GREGG, Y. KEN LEE, Office of General Counsel, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC. Case: 20-1073 Document: 96 Page: 1 Filed: 06/17/2021
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MELANIE L. BOSTWICK, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Washington, DC, for amicus curiae Military-Veterans Advocacy Inc. Also represented by ANNE SAVIN; JOHN B. WELLS, Law Office of John B. Wells, Slidell, LA. JILLIAN BERNER, UIC John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Clinic, Chicago, IL, for amicus curiae National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium. LIAM JAMES MONTGOMERY, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC, for amici curiae National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Inc., National Veterans Legal Services Program. Also represented by DEBMALLO SHAYON GHOSH, ANNA JOHNS HROM; BRIAN WOLFMAN, Georgetown Law Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, Washington, DC. HANNAH LAUREN BEDARD, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, DC, for amicus curiae Charles J. Raybine. Also represented by WILLIAM H. BURGESS.
PAUL WRIGHT, Marietta, SC, as