Kevin N. Ainsworth

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  • Fordham University (JD, cum laude, 1994)
  • University of Michigan (BS, Physics, 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Kevin brings a combination of strategic planning, tenacity, and creative thinking to solve problems and advise clients.  His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and other complex or international commercial  disputes. Kevin has successfully represented clients in mediations, arbitrations, trials, and appeals . Kevin also uses his skills as a neutral mediator to help parties resolve disputes over globally recognizable trademarks and copyrights.

He graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, and was editor-in-chief of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Kevin clerked for the Honorable Kevin Thomas Duffy, US District Judge, during the trial and conviction of international terrorist Ramzi Yousef.

Kevin served in the US Marine Corps from 1986 to 1991 and has long been an avid and active supporter of veterans’ causes. He is on the board of directors of, and serves as general counsel to, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. He served as a director and general counsel of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation from 2011 to 2016. He also has appeared nationally on Fox & Friends numerous times as a spokesperson for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Kevin enjoys triathlons and has competed in the NYC Triathlon seven times.

Recognitions & Awards

  • New York Super Lawyers (2010 – 2017)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Order of the Coif

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Advisory Group to the New York State-Federal Judicial Council
  • Member, Local Rules Committee of the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York 
  • Director and General Counsel, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation 
  • Past Director and General Counsel, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
  • Past Chair, Committee on Science and Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 
  • Past President, New York Leatherneck Scholarship Ball Committee 
  • Member, Federal Bar Council
  • Member, Federal Bar Association