areas of expertise
Jesse Klinger is an associate in the Litigation Group, focusing on complex civil litigation involving employment, intellectual property, and First Amendment issues.
Mr. Klinger has been a member of successful trial teams in federal and state courts. He has substantial experience handling appeals, government investigations, and alternative dispute resolution. His work has touched on issues involving constitutional, employment, tort, securities, and consumer-fraud law, and federal-court procedure.
Mr. Klinger maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on prisoners’ and First Amendment rights.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Klinger was an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he was also a summer associate. Mr. Klinger is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
New York University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2017)
-Florence Allen Scholar
-Albert Podell Moot Court Advocacy Award
-Moot Court Board, Executive Editor for Oral Advocacy
Cornell University (M.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, 2016; B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, 2012)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Walking the Talk on DEI: Recruitment and Hiring
Frankfurt Kurnit’s Employment Compliance, Training & Litigation Group is hosting Walking the Talk on DEI –– a series of complimentary webinars. Our second session, Recruitment and Hiring on October 28th, will examine best practices during the hiring process. This session will focus on DEI issues and opportunities that arise during the hiring process, particularly with respect to job postings and candidate interviews. Read more.
October 28 2021
Past Speaking Engagements
Navigating the “New Normal” in the Workplace
Join us for an in-depth discussion of the new laws, policies and legal developments that New York and California employers will need to know to set up a compliant workplace in the “new normal” of a post-vaccination world. Read more.
May 25 2021
news & press
The Fast and the Furious: Four Major Developments in COVID-19 and Return-to-Work Protocols
In case you blinked, we covered four major developments that came out in the past week that every employer needs to know as they reopen their offices. Read more.