Allen Kathir is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation department, and his practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. He has experience litigating a broad range of technologies, including representing mobile telecommunications providers and medical device manufacturers. He also maintains an active pro bono practice representing non-profit organizations in intellectual property matters.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Kathir was an Assistant Public Defender with the Miami Public Defender’s office where he tried over ten jury trials. He previously clerked for Judge Todd M. Hughes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Judge Beth Labson Freeman of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Prior to his clerkships, he was a litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP.
Mr. Kathir received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, where he is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.
Mr. Kathir is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Florida, New York, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
University of Virginia - 2014 Juris Doctor
University of Minnesota - 2007 Bachelor of Science
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar