Kevin J. Quaratino



Kevin J. Quaratino is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Kevin is based in the firm’s New York office where he is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Kevin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrea Masley, J.S.C. in the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division where he drafted decisions concerning shareholder derivative actions (applying New York and Delaware law), transactions arising out of dealings with commercial banks and other financial institutions or involving commercial real property, sales of securities, the Securities Act of 1933, employment agreements with restrictive covenants, trade secrets, intellectual property, defamation, disparagement, injurious falsehood and other business torts. Kevin assisted in all aspects of managing Justice Masley’s docket of hundreds of active complex commercial cases and reviewed proposed judgments, stipulations and orders for the production and exchange of confidential information, electronically stored information protocols and sealing motions. He also conducted discovery conferences to resolve discovery disputes and in camera reviews.

Earlier in his career, Kevin was a law clerk for the Honorable Eileen A. Rakower, J.S.C. in the New York State Supreme Court and drafted decisions involving state regulations and agencies, residential real estate disputes, breach of contract, attorney malpractice, medical malpractice, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. As a mediator with Part 146 approved training, Kevin secured over $1 million dollars in settlements, and reviewed settlements involving the creation of trusts. Kevin also assisted Justice Rakower in creating CLE presentations given by the judge on topics such as motions in limine and expert testimony.


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (J.D., 2016)
    • Business and Financial Law Concentration
    • Associate editor, Intellectual Property Media and Entertainment Law Journal (2016)
    • Associate competitions editor, Moot Court (2016)
    • Captain, Entertainment Law Competition Team, Moot Court (2015)
  • Fordham University, New York, NY (B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2013)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Publications and Presentations

  • Moderator, “An Evening With The Justices of the Appellate Division First Department,” New York State Bar Association virtual event (January 12, 2022)
  • Moderator, “Remembering RBG: An Evening With The Honorable Robert Katzmann, Justice Ginsburg’s Family and Former Law Clerks” Webinar presentation (2021)
  • Contributor, Fifth Edition, Commercial Litigation In New York State Courts (2020)
  • Author, “The Litigator’s Guide To Sealing Documents In The Commercial Division” NYLitigator, VOL. 25,
    NO. 2 (2020)
  • Speaker, “Becoming An Ally: Four Trailblazing Jurists Discuss Diversity and Inclusion” CLE presentation (2020)
  • Presenter, “How To Seal Documents In The Commercial Division” CLE presentation (2020)

Memberships and Community Involvement

  • Co-Chair, New York State Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee (2022) 
  • Secretary, Executive Board of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section (2022-2023)
  • Chairperson for Mentorship and Social Engagement, Executive Committee of the New York American Inn of Court (2022-2023)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association President’s Task Force on the Post Pandemic Future of The Legal Profession (2021)
  • Executive committee member, New York State Bar Association: Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
  • Member, The LGBT Bar Association of New York
  • Associate, The New York American Inn of Court
  • Member, The New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Fordham Law Alumni Reunion Committee
  • Volunteer, PeerForward


  •  New York