Paul S. Kellogg
Paul maintains a hybrid practice, advising clients on both corporate finance transactions and litigation disputes.
In his corporate practice, Paul advises on a wide range of transactions, including private placements made by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in connection with proposed business combinations. As a litigator, Paul represents clients in all phases of complex commercial disputes at all stages of litigation.
Paul also maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus in impact civil rights litigation. Paul’s experience in this area includes working on the landmark marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodges from the certiorari phase through argument. In addition, Paul was a critical member of a team representing a class of inmates in the New York City jails in Nunez v. City of New York, which resulted in a landmark settlement agreement regarding the use of force in the jails.
Prior to joining the firm, Paul took part in the New Alternatives Program, working in the special litigation division of the Orleans Public Defenders office, and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
- Representing a large investment bank in connection with litigation arising from its role as a financial advisor in connection with multiple public company merger transactions.
- Representing private equity firm and related parties in multiple litigations related to large recapitalization transaction.
- Representing a major financial institution in various regulatory inquiries before the SEC, CME, FINRA and other SROs.
- Representing hospital in contractual dispute with MSO.
- Represented Target in responding to card brand inquiries stemming from the data security breach that Target announced in 2013.
- JD, with honors, The University of Chicago Law School, 2010; staff member, the University of Chicago Legal Forum
- BA (Political Science, Philosophy, Political Economy), summa cum laude, Tulane University, 2007; Charles H. Murphy Prize in Political Economy; departmental honors in Political Science and Philosophy; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2013
- Massachusetts, 2011
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2015
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2015