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Caitlin Forsyth Kireker

Senior Associate

Caitlin represents clients in all phases of litigation, including before arbitration tribunals and appellate courts. She helps resolve business disputes that involve commercial contracts (force majeure, damages and liability limits, confidentiality, licensing, vendors, interference, non-competes, etc.), labor and employment, securities, and intellectual property. She also assists businesses and individuals in criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Caitlin worked as an associate in the litigation department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York City.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Rochester
  • Board Member, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recipient, “Forty Under 40” Award, Rochester Business Journal, 2023
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Commercial Litigation, 2024

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Won $7.4 million arbitration award for software development company in contractual indemnification/ IP dispute.
  • Successfully won on summary judgment a multi-million dollar breach of contract action on behalf of a commercial landlord
  • Represented a large real estate investment trust in an action for specific performance. Successfully won on summary judgment.

 

NEWS

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

EDUCATION

  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Vassar College, B.A., with distinction

Caitlin represents clients in all phases of litigation, including before arbitration tribunals and appellate courts. She helps resolve business disputes that involve commercial contracts (force majeure, damages and liability limits, confidentiality, licensing, vendors, interference, non-competes, etc.), labor and employment, securities, and intellectual property. She also assists businesses and individuals in criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Caitlin worked as an associate in the litigation department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York City.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Rochester
  • Board Member, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recipient, “Forty Under 40” Award, Rochester Business Journal, 2023
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Commercial Litigation, 2024

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Won $7.4 million arbitration award for software development company in contractual indemnification/ IP dispute.
  • Successfully won on summary judgment a multi-million dollar breach of contract action on behalf of a commercial landlord
  • Represented a large real estate investment trust in an action for specific performance. Successfully won on summary judgment.

 

NEWS

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

EDUCATION

  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Vassar College, B.A., with distinction
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Caitlin Forsyth Kireker