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Justin Kuehn

Phone:  +1 917 818 3045 

Fax:  + 1 917 634 3035

Email: jkuehn@moorekuehn.com

Justin A. Kuehn specializes in securities and consumer class actions, as well as corporate and complex commercial litigation.  Mr. Kuehn regularly represents clients against the largest and most prominent law firms in the country.  Mr. Kuehn has argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the New York Appellate Division, and many federal and state trial courts.  In addition to representing plaintiffs in securities and other class action litigation, Mr. Kuehn has defended companies in business tort matters with claims of defamation, misrepresentation, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and employment law violations.  Mr. Kuehn also counsels clients in regard to estate and life planning issues.

Prior to founding Moore Kuehn, Mr. Kuehn spent a decade at a top New York City litigation boutique, Bragar Eagel and Squire, P.C., where he represented shareholders and creditor trusts in securities and derivative actions against companies, their officers, and boards of directors to compel the adoption of corporate governance reforms, and correct and recover losses stemming from false statements, mismanagement, and related party transactions.

Mr. Kuehn worked on a record-breaking case that led to the largest cash derivative settlement in the history of the Delaware Court of Chancery, the preeminent forum for shareholder derivative litigation.

Mr. Kuehn has also pursued claims on behalf of student loan borrowers against some of the largest banks and student loan servicers in the country for the mismanagement and erroneous servicing of loans.  Mr. Kuehn’s investigations into student loan servicers, received a broad spectrum of media coverage, including by ABC News.  Mr. Kuehn also spoke about his efforts on behalf of student loan borrowers at the conference “Stacking the Debt: Consumer Rights in the Financial Marketplace,” held at Russell Senate Office Building – U.S. Senate (honorary host: Senator Al Franken).

 

Representative Matters

  • Represented entity appellee before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a matter concerning fee shifting under the Copyright and Lanham Acts.
  • Defended against defamation and tortious interference claims to favorable verdict for defendant in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Prosecuting a putative class action on behalf of student loan borrowers arising out of servicer’s failure to certify loans balances, thereby thwarting Federal Direct Consolidation Loan Applications.
  • Co-counsel in derivative case asserted on behalf of company against its directors for breach of fiduciary duty, waste, and unjust enrichment.
  • Representing international musician in complex commercial dispute.
  • Represented sophisticated private investor in Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc./Lehman Brothers, Inc. bankruptcy and SIPA liquidation.

 

Admissions

  • New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

 

Education          

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2007
  • Trinity College, B.A., 2004

 

Experience

  • Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.
  • Associate, 2007-2017
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