Paul C. Kingsbery


Paul C. Kingsbery


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5663 | +1 212 698 3599

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Paul C. Kingsbery focuses his practice on white collar and securities litigation. Mr. Kingsbery represents and advises corporate and individual clients in connection with federal and state criminal investigations, SEC enforcement investigations, internal investigations, M&A litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, and regulatory compliance matters.

Mr. Kingsbery maintains an active pro bono practice and is an active member of the Federal Bar Council.

  • Hedge funds and investment managers in connection with investigations and examinations by the SEC’s Enforcement and Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations divisions.
  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors for a Fortune 200 company in connection with potential shareholder derivative claims.
  • Specialty investment bank defending misrepresentation claims arising from the issuance of a fairness opinion.
  • Health insurance company pursuing federal securities fraud claims, state-law fraud, and contract claims against the seller in connection with a corporate transaction, and related litigation before the Delaware Chancery Court.
  • Law firm in connection with a federal criminal investigation.
  • Individual employees of a major commercial bank, in connection with a federal criminal investigation.
  • Union officials in connection with an internal investigation.
  • The U.S. Senate Majority Leader and other members of the U.S. Senate as amici curiae in support of a challenge by a number of states and state officials to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program.
  • The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association in connection with a state constitutional challenge to New York City Local Law 71 of 2013, which purports to restrict New York City officers’ law enforcement authority.
  • Consumer electronics manufacturer in connection with shareholder dispute.
  • Intellectual property management company in connection with patent licensing dispute.
  • International record company in connection with intellectual property licensing dispute.


  • Princeton University, A.B., 2007
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Managing Editor of the Fordham Moot Court Board, Associate Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable John F. Keenan
  • Federal Bar Council, Second Circuit Courts Committee, Secretary
  • Federal Bar Council, Membership Committee, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member