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Richard J. Kilsheimer (Deceased)


Mr. Kilsheimer first associated with Kaplan Fox in 1976 and became a partner in the firm in 1983. His practice is concentrated in the area of antitrust litigation. During his career, Mr. Kilsheimer has played significant roles in a number of the largest successful antitrust class actions in the country, and he is serving as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in several currently pending cases. He also practices in the areas of securities fraud and commercial litigation.

In December 2007, Mr. Kilsheimer was a featured speaker on the subject “Elevated Standards of Proof and Pleading: Implications of “Twombley and Daubert” at the American Antitrust Institute Symposium on the Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement held in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kilsheimer has also served on the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2004-2007).

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kilsheimer served as law clerk to the Hon. Lloyd F. MacMahon (1975-76), formerly Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Kilsheimer is co-author of “Secondary Liability Developments,” ABA Litigation Section, Subcommittee on Secondary Liability, 1991-1994.

A.B., University of Notre Dame (1972)
J.D., cum laude, St. John's University (1975)

Bar affiliations and court admissions:
State of New York (1976)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second (1983), Third (2002), Sixth (2002) and D.C. (2005) Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1976) and the Northern District of Indiana (1987)

Professional affiliations:
Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee (2004-2007))
Federal Bar Council
Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws