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Brian Kempfer is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC Office. He represents clients in complex litigation, arbitration, and government investigations. He is a member of the Covington’s e-Discovery, White Collar, and Insurance Recovery practice groups.

  • Representation of government contractor in export controls related investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • Representation of financial institution in complex commercial arbitration regarding contractual indemnification claims against contractor for lost federal insurance benefits.
  • Representation of the NFL member clubs in a class action brought by retired players involving alleged improper administration of prescription pain medications.

Pro Bono

  • Representation of class of deaf and hard of hearing prisoners in civil rights action against state department of corrections.
  • Advised non-profit on matters of corporate governance.
  • Assisted in preparing habeas petition for Alabama death row inmate.

Previous Experience

  • University of Michigan Federal Appellate Litigation Clinic (student attorney) (2015-2016) (briefed and argued criminal appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Disability Rights Section (intern) (2014)
  • Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse (student volunteer researcher) (2013-2014)