Kevin M. Papay advises clients on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters in US federal and state courts. He also defends underwriting firms and individuals in connection with class action securities litigation and shareholder derivative actions. Kevin has more than a decade of experience representing clients in all aspects of civil litigation, including mediation, arbitration, and trial. His clients include financial institutions and technology companies.
Kevin represents defendants and plaintiffs alike in commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract, fraud, misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair competition matters. He regularly advises clients regarding complex electronic discovery matters. Kevin’s pro bono practice includes civil rights impact litigation cases, as well as work on behalf of veterans and immigrants.
Kevin received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he served as a vice president of the Moot Court Board, senior editor of the Stanford Law & Policy Review, and co-director of legal research for the Social Security Disability Pro Bono Program.
Defending underwriters in state and federal securities shareholder class actions alleging violations of the Securities Act of 1933
Defending a technology company in federal action regarding alleged misappropriation of trade secrets
Defending a national retail pharmacy in federal action regarding False Claims Act claims
Represented a biotechnology company in Delaware Chancery Court trial regarding violations of non-competition clause and misappropriation of trade secrets
Defended a financial services company in state action regarding negligence claims
Represented technology company in state action regarding fraud claims
Defended a financial institution in multiple state actions regarding unfair competition and negligence claims
Represented a software company in multiple federal actions regarding copyright infringement, computer fraud, and unfair competition
Defended RMBS trustees in multiple federal actions brought by investors alleging claims for, among other things, breach of contract and breach of trust
Represented a provider of document management services in a fraud-based antitrust action
Counseled trade association in a highly regulated consumer products industry
Harvard College, 2007, Artis Baccalaureate, Magna Cum Laude
Stanford Law School, 2010, Juris Doctor
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of California
Awards and Affiliations
American Bar Association
Bar Association of San Francisco
Semi-Finalist, Marion Rice Kirkwood Moot Court Competition