Brian D. Koosed

Brian D. Koosed Commercial Litigation & Disputes K&L Gates Washington DC & New York, NY
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Professional Biography

Mr. Koosed is a partner in K&L Gates’ Washington, D.C. office who represents corporations, financial institutions, and high net-worth individuals in a broad range of complex commercial litigation and disputes.

Specifically, Mr. Koosed has extensive experience with the retail and financial services sectors, particularly in the context of adversary proceedings arising out of complex Chapter 11 bankruptcies. Mr. Koosed also has extensive experience with defending and prosecuting breach of contract and business tort claims and defending class action disputes.

Mr. Koosed also has extensive experience with shareholder and M&A “deal” disputes, including: (i) shareholder derivative suits challenging public company M&A transactions; (ii) suits asserting entitlement to escrowed portions of a purchase price pursuant to post-closing indemnity or other obligations; (iii) suits challenging whether pre-closing conditions have been met; and (iv) suits challenging whether post-closing earn-outs have been triggered or are otherwise owed.

Finally, Mr. Koosed also has experience in litigating civil disputes arising under the False Claims Act and RICO and with the firm’s appellate, insurance coverage, and e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) groups generally.

Mr. Koosed currently serves as the Pro Bono Partner for the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and enjoys chasing after his two young kids when he’s not busy working on billable and pro bono matters.

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