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Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998.Managing Editor, Harvard Law Review.
University of California, San Diego, B.A., Philosophy, summa cum laude, 1995.
Kimo Peluso's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He has extensive experience handing lawsuits arising from joint venture and partnership agreements, asset purchases, competitor disputes, financing relationships, and a host of other business deals. He has also litigated cases involving false advertising, trademark, copyright, the False Claims Act, antitrust, consumer protection and securities fraud, among others. In addition, he has defended clients in criminal actions, handled regulatory matters and overseen internal investigations.
Mr. Peluso served as a law clerk to the Honorable Amalya L. Kearse, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Real Estate and Land Disputes
Trademark, False Advertising & Unfair Competition
Co-Author, Work Product Protection for Experts: Notable Decisions Under the 2010 Amendments to Rule 26, Bloomberg BNA Product Safety & Liability Reporter, Vol. 40, No. 41 (2012)
Author, Work Product and Expert Discovery: Early Lessons from the 2010 Amendments to Rule 26, Practising Law Institute (2011)
Co-Author, VIP Witnesses: Preparation and Techniques for Deposition, Practising Law Institute (2010)
Co-Author, Expert Depositions, Practising Law Institute (2010)
Admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the Northern District of New York, Eastern District of Wisconsin and the District of Colorado.
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Committee on Consumer Affairs, 2007–2010; Committee on Entertainment Law, 2005–2007; Secretary, Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services, 2000–2003).
Panelist & Program Co-Chair, Advanced Deposition Techniques, Practising Law Institute, March 2010, April 2011 and January 2012 (Program Co-Chair)
Panelist, Taking and Defending Expert Depositions, Practising Law Institute, June 2009, May 2010 and May 2011.
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