Michael Kahn is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Mr. Kahn litigates a wide variety of business disputes, with an emphasis on securities law, fiduciary duty, and corporate law matters. Mr. Kahn also has experience representing clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of other commercial litigation, including contract, fraud, trade secrets, unfair competition, employment, false advertising, constitutional, bankruptcy, and insurance disputes.
Mr. Kahn also has an active pro bono practice. He represented a death row inmate in the successful reversal of his conviction and death sentence after proving at a bench trial that juror misconduct corrupted client’s trial. He also successfully vacated on constitutional grounds the felony conviction of a non-citizen, legal resident who otherwise faced the threat of deportation. Additionally, Mr. Kahn played a lead role in working with a civil rights organization to draft a report on police reform.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Kahn was a litigation associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.
Mr. Kahn received his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law in 2012, where he was a Robert McKay scholar. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009, where he graduated with High Honors in History and High Distinction in General Scholarship, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Kahn is admitted to practice in California and New York.
New York University - 2012 Juris Doctor
University of California - Berkeley - 2009 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar