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Loren Kieve

Loren Kieve

Principal, Kieve Law Offices

Loren Kieve has a demonstrated record of success in resolving challenging, high stakes disputes. He has represented and advised major U.S. and foreign companies and individuals in a broad variety of 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 has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in nationwide class actions, and arbitrated both international and domestic cases. He has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of commercial litigation and his firm has also repeatedly been identified as one of the Best Law Firms in America. For the sixteenth year in a row, San Francisco Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine have named him as one of the top “Super Lawyers” in business and commercial litigation in the Bay Area. Among others, he has received recognition as the Corporate USA Today “Best Commercial Litigation Lawyer – San Francisco Bay” 2018, North America News, Legal Elite 2017 “Best Commercial & Business Trial Lawyer - San Francisco Bay,” and the Corporate America, Legal Elite Award, “Best Commercial Litigation Lawyer – San Francisco Bay,” 2016. He has been given the highest peer-review “AV® Preeminent” rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell for over 30 years. He has been rated a “10” (the highest available rating) by Avvo. When he practiced in Washington, The Washingtonian magazine listed him among the city's leading lawyers.

EDUCATION

Oxford University (M.A., 1975) 

University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D., 1972)