Kevin Brost is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.
Representative Experience *
Kevin’s experience encompasses all aspects of complex commercial litigation from the filing of a complaint through trial. Kevin has defended clients against claims involving breach of contract, business torts, breach of fiduciary duties and those under the Uniform Commercial Code. He also has represented clients asserting claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and creditors of foreign sovereigns.
Kevin has extensive experience drafting dispositive motions and has successfully obtained dismissal on the pleadings in diverse state and federal cases. These examples include a class action suit alleging breach of contract and negligence claims against a discount broker-dealer, a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) suit brought against a foreign international arbitrator, a complaint alleging various causes of action related to a purported “short and distort scheme,” and a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. In addition, Kevin has successfully defended appeals in the Second and Ninth Circuits and prosecuted and defended numerous appeals in New York state courts.
Kevin also maintains a robust pro bono practice. He previously drafted and argued a successful opposition to a lender’s summary judgment motion to foreclose on a pro-bono client’s office, resulting in a favorable settlement. He has represented pro bono clients in a diverse array of other cases, including actions to recover unpaid money for work performed, the defense of indigent tenants in a retaliatory suit by their landlord and the preparation of a Supreme Court amicus brief challenging state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage.
*Certain of these matters were handled prior to joining Foley.
Prior to joining Foley, Kevin worked as an associate in the New York office of a large international law firm.