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New York, NY 10166-0193, USA

Biography

Mr. Gillett's practice focuses on representing clients in appeals in federal and state courts.  He also advises clients on all aspects of litigation strategy and drafts critical submissions to trial courts and administrative bodies.  He has worked on a variety of matters, in a variety of postures, involving constitutional law, securities law, administrative law, civil procedure, corporate control, discovery, bankruptcy, technology, privacy, voting rights, land use, and immigration. 

Mr. Gillett also has a robust pro bono practice.  He often represents individuals and non-profit organizations in trial-level and appellate proceedings in state and federal courts.  In particular, he enjoys cases involving the First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

Mr. Gillett received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the Fordham University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif, served as an Associate & Notes Editor on the Fordham Law Review, and served as the editor of the Kaufman Securities Law Competition for the Fordham Moot Court Board.  Mr. Gillett received his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the George Washington University.

Mr. Gillett is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.  He is also admitted in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits, and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of New York. 

Publications

  • Co-author, "The Rise and Permanence of Quasi-Legislative Independent Commissions," 27 Journal of Law & Politics 415 (2012).
  • Author, "A World Without Internet:  A New Framework for Analyzing a Supervised Release Condition That Restricts Computer and Internet Access," 79 Fordham Law Review 217 (2010).

Education

  • Fordham University - 2011 - Juris Doctor
  • The George Washington University - 2005 - Bachelor of Arts

Admissions

  • New York Bar