Biography

Jeff Kinkle is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. From 2016-2018, Mr. Kinkle served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jenny Rivera of the New York State Court of Appeals.

Representative Matters

Representing a company in the energy and industrial products sector against claims brought under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”).

Representing a financial guarantor in an action against a sponsor and originator of mortgage-backed securities.

Representing a corporate officer in securities litigation.

Representing a leading confections company in a putative consumer class action challenging various statements on labels for chocolate products.

Representing a corporate officer in an action alleging breach of fiduciary duties.

Pro Bono

Representing an abortion provider challenging the constitutionality of two statutes in Oklahoma state court.

Successfully represented pro bono client in securing disability benefits.

Filed amicus brief on behalf of several legal organizations working to exonerate the wrongfully convicted, as well as three exonerees, in New York state court in a case concerning prosecutorial misconduct and oversight.

Filed amicus brief in the Second Circuit on behalf of a national organization for criminal defense attorneys in support of the Federal Defenders concerning the right to counsel.

Filed an amicus brief in the US Supreme Court on behalf of human and civil rights organizations supporting the ability of plaintiffs to litigate pseudonymously to protect themselves from threats of reprisal.

Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York
Languages
  • Swedish
Professional Activities

MEMBERSHIP: New York City Bar, International Environmental Law Committee; Swedish-American Bar Association