Kevin B. Huff specializes in complex commercial and business litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Huff represents both plaintiffs and defendants in litigating cases involving business fraud and unfair trade practices, contract and other commercial disputes, disputes arising out of business negotiations and investments, partnership disputes, accounting fraud and malpractice, securities fraud, fiduciary duty and Delaware corporate law, shareholder challenges to corporate transactions, creditor and debtor law, and intellectual property.
Huff frequently represents sophisticated investors including private equity firms and their portfolio companies in high-stakes litigation against all manner of opponents in a broad array of fields. He has represented investment firms in litigation against other investment firms, major banks, accounting and other professional firms, sellers in investment transactions, and shareholder plaintiffs. Huff's other clients have included hedge funds; entrepreneurial startup companies; high net-worth individuals; banks and insurance companies; and public and private corporations in communications, media and entertainment, manufacturing, energy, technology, investment, and other sectors. Huff has also represented corporate and individual clients in white collar criminal matters, including conducting internal investigations and defending clients in criminal and regulatory proceedings involving allegations of wire fraud and violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Prior to joining Kellogg Huber Hansen, Huff was a law clerk for Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as for Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Denise L. Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Huff graduated in 1996 from Columbia Law School where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, as well as an Articles Editor for the Columbia Law Review. Huff graduated summa cum laude in 1993 from the University of Utah with a major in political science and minors in economics and English.