Kieve Law Offices
Loren Kieve is a first-chair trial lawyer with a demonstrated record of resolving challenging, high stakes disputes. He has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America in commercial litigation and his firm has also repeatedly been commended as one of the Best Law Firms (Tier 1) for commercial litigation. For eighteen years in a row, he has been named as a top “Super Lawyer” in business and commercial litigation. He is rated a “10” (the highest rating) by Avvo. When he practiced in Washington, The Washingtonian magazine listed him among the city's top lawyers.
He has represented and advised major U.S. and foreign companies and individuals in a broad variety of complex, jury and judge trials, appeals and settlements, including securities, insurance coverage, construction, environmental, derivative, financial services, commodities trading, antitrust, contract, RICO, insurance sales practices, products liability, defamation, personal injury, employment, discrimination, real estate, mine disaster, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other commercial cases.
His cases have involved complex foreign parties and issues, major government contract matters, including civil and criminal false claims act cases, and formal and informal administrative proceedings and other inquiries.
He is valued by his clients as a creative, hands-on problem solver. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in nationwide class actions, and arbitrated both international and domestic cases.
He has been honored for his longstanding record of public service to the legal profession, civil rights and higher education.
Internet Software Provider Litigation
Represented a Canadian online retailer in litigation against a major U.S. internet business solutions provider for alleged fraud.
Breach of Contract Litigation
Represented a nationally recognized educator in litigation against her former employer for breach of its agreement to promote the acclaimed system of curriculum courses she designed.
Represented the bankruptcy trustee of a bank holding company in litigation against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation arising out of the FDIC’s takeover of the holding company’s subsidiary bank and the transfer of $127 million from the holding company to the subsidiary bank prior to the FDIC’s takeover.
American Frontier (Marine), Inc. Litigation
Represented a ship brokerage company in litigation against William Koch’s Oxbow Carbon company over shipments of petcoke and other commodities to Asia.
Represented Dr. Enrico Bondi, the Italian extraordinary commissioner for Parmalat S.p.A., in the U.S. courts against Deloitte and Grant Thornton for accounting malpractice and other claims arising out of the $14 billion bankruptcy of the company, the largest in European history and referred to as the “Enron of Europe.”
Also represented Dr. Bondi in two separate U.S. suits against Citigroup and Bank of America for fraud and other claims arising out of the company’s bankruptcy.
Mobil and Mobil Oil
Regularly represented and advised Mobil Corporation and Mobil Oil Corporation on a broad range of complex foreign and domestic issues in some of the companies’ most important matters, including in the Exxon-Valdez oil spill cases.