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 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.

Prepared and 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.

Prepared and 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.

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

MEMBERSHIP: New York City Bar, International Environmental Law Committee