Palmer, Kevin

Kevin R. Palmer

Palmer, Kevin

Kevin R. Palmer

Senior Associate

Kevin Palmer focuses his practice on a variety of litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels. He has represented clients in complex class actions and patent disputes, including representing multinational financial institutions in investigations by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state regulators. Mr. Palmer has also represented over 100 indigent plaintiffs in a federal civil rights class action and served as lead associate and second-chair attorney for several individual and 30(b)(6) depositions of defendants’ officers. 

Mr. Palmer first joined the firm as a summer associate in 2016, splitting time between the litigation and tax departments, before joining the litigation department as an associate. Prior to rejoining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Jay Bybee of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 

In law school, he was a judicial intern for US District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton, served as a member of the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review, and wrote several moot court problems for the University of Virginia's William Minor Lile competition. Prior to law school, Mr. Palmer was a professional writer based in Washington DC.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2017

      Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif

    • AB, History, Harvard University, 2012

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    • US District Court for the District of Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Jay S. Bybee, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2018 - 2019