Justin Kirschner is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Mr. Kirschner represents clients in a variety of disputes, including securities litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and other complex commercial litigation, as well as in government investigation and enforcement matters. He has significant experience litigating dispositive and discovery-related motions in federal and state trial courts and briefing matters before federal appellate courts.

Mr. Kirschner also has a vibrant pro bono practice, in which he concentrates on representing military veterans seeking disability benefits for service-connected injuries before Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs specialized boards, and in federal district and appellate courts. He is a member of the firm-wide Pro Bono Committee and is on the firm-wide team coordinating Latham’s partnership with the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP).

Previously, Mr. Kirschner served as a law clerk for Judge Raymond J. Dearie and as an intern for Chief Judge Carol B. Amon, both judges on the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Kirschner is a graduate of Georgetown Law, where he was a student-attorney in the Appellate Litigation Clinic and represented a client before the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Kirschner was an Emmy Award winning television journalist at NBC News.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center
    cum laude
  • BA in Government, Georgetown University
    cum laude