Kevin S. Prussia

Kevin Prussia is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer representing leading life sciences and technology companies on intellectual property and other areas of commercial disputes. Mr. Prussia has experience across every aspect of trial and appellate practice, including bench and jury federal trials, International Trade Commission investigations, Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. He is a true “stand-up” litigator who has handled challenging witness examinations and oral arguments for clients in high stakes litigations. He has successfully tried cases to verdict and has counseled numerous clients through complicated settlement discussions.

More than a litigator, Mr. Prussia’s practice also encompasses strategic advice and opinion work. He counsels clients regarding FDA issues, patent-portfolio evaluations, and licensing strategies.

Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Prussia is a prominent member of the community. He has served on the Board of Directors for the ACLU of Massachusetts for eight years and was President of the Board from 2015-2019. In addition, Mr. Prussia serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as the Dean’s Advisory Council of the College of Arts and Science at NYU. Mr. Prussia is a member of the Boston IP American Inn of Court and was previously a part-time faculty member at Boston University School of Law, where he taught a seminar in the Legal Writing Program.

Mr. Prussia has a deep pro bono practice. He currently represents a class of individuals in a high profile immigration case against the Department of Homeland Security. He is also a monitor for one of the country’s oldest consent decrees governing the hiring practices of entry-level police and firefighters in communities across Massachusetts. 

At the firm, Mr. Prussia is a member of the Boston office Hiring Committee and is a member of the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


  • Shortlisted as a 2019 US Rising Star in intellectual property by LMG Life Sciences
  • Recognized among The National Bar Association's 2018 "40 Under 40 Nation's Best Advocates"
  • Named to The National Law Journal's 2015 list of Boston Rising Stars
  • Named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for intellectual property law in the 2014-2016 issues of Boston Magazine 
  • Awarded the Civil Rights Pro Bono Recognition Award from the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice in 2013

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston University School of Law, 2006

      Executive Editor, American Journal of Law & Medicine
    • BA, Politics, New York University, 2001

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Richard G. Stearns, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2007 - 2008