Kevin Ranlett is a partner in the firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate and Consumer Litigation & Class Actions practices. He has written merits or amicus briefs in appellate cases involving issues of class certification, arbitration, securities law, federal preemption, the Alien Tort Claims Act, punitive damages, employment discrimination, bankruptcy, and patent law. He also maintains a substantial trial practice, and has litigated cases in state and federal courts across the country and before the American Arbitration Association.
Kevin also serves as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, where he teaches advanced appellate advocacy.
Kevin joined Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, DC in 2005. Before joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Richard A. Posner of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2004-2005). Kevin graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was selected to the Order of the Coif and served as an articles editor on the University of Chicago Law Review. He received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Texas at Austin.