Kevin Ainsworth (NY)
Kevin Ainsworth is a member of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., where he supervises his firm’s pro bono legal services for the Scholarship Foundation. Since 2010, he has been selected annually for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition, one of only 5% of New York lawyers to be so honored each year. His law practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, and arbitration. He has also served as a neutral mediator for cases involving high profile trademarks and copyrights. In 2011 and 2012, he represented the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case concerning the Constitutionality of the Stolen Valor Act.
Kevin is active in local and national bar associations. He serves on the Local Rules Committee for the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is on the Second Circuit Courts Committee of the Federal Bar Council and the ABA Copyright Litigation Committee. He is a contributing author to the ABA’s 2011 Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments. He is a past chair of the Committee on Science and Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Kevin graduated with a B.S. in physics from the University of Michigan, where he was in NROTC. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a logistics officer, shore party platoon commander, and officer selection officer. After that, he attended Fordham University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1994.
He has been a member of the New York Leatherneck Ball committee since 1998, and was the chair of that committee for the Foundation’s 49th and 50th anniversaries.