Nora Kahn

Associate

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Nora Kahn represents academic institutions, entertainment and sports companies, public entities, and other organizations in both civil and criminal litigation. She has represented clients in sensitive internal investigations, including high-profile allegations of employee misconduct. Her recent pro bono work includes securing the dismissal of a criminal case against a war veteran for conduct related to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Central District of California

Education

  • University of Chicago, J.D.
  • University of Chicago, M.Div.
  • University of Virginia, B.A., French and Religious Studies: with high distinction

Professional Activities

Clerkships

  • Honorable Andrew J. Guilford, US District Court for the Central District of California

Externships

  • Honorable Morton Denlow, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

General Commercial Litigation

  • The Republic of South Korea in a fraudulent transfer matter
  • Agrium, Inc. in a $100+ million breach of contract and interference lawsuit involving "organic" fertilizer
  • A global corporation in a class action involving alleged consumer fraud and the labeling of for-profit education
  • A California university in a dispute regarding information security and adverse employment decisions

Entertainment and Sports

  • Boxing promoter Top Rank, Inc., HBO, and Manny Pacquiao in a class action involving the broadcast of a championship fight
  • iHeartMedia and a celebrity DJ in employment litigation
  • Colony Capital in a contract dispute involving the financing of a pop star's residence
  • Miramax Films in an executive compensation matter
  • Participant Media in a tort litigation involving the broadcast of Citizenfour

Water Industry Practice

  • Represented a water, oil, and natural gas corporation in a case involving personal injury and damages claims