Steven Menashi is of counsel to the litigation group in Kirkland's New York office. He has represented clients such as IBM, Pfizer, UBS, Safelite, and Abbott Labs in state and federal cases involving constitutional and administrative law matters as well as issues such as antitrust, products liability, federal preemption, pharmaceutical regulation, securities, trade secrets, contract disputes, and the False Claims Act.
Prior to joining Kirkland, he served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He has held fellowships at New York University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center and has published articles in several law reviews and other publications.
Rational Basis With Economic Bite, 8 NYU J.L. & Liberty 1055 (2014) (with Douglas H. Ginsburg).
Cain as His Brother's Keeper: Property Rights and Christian Doctrine in Locke's Two Treatises of Government, 42 Seton Hall L. Rev. 185 (2012).
Ethnonationalism and Liberal Democracy, 32 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 57 (2010).
Toward a "More Enlightened and Tolerant View": Educational Choice and the Regulation of Religious Institutions, 66 NYU Ann. Surv. Am. L. 31 (2010).
Nondelegation and the Unitary Executive, 12 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 251 (2010) (with Douglas H. Ginsburg).
Article III as a Constitutional Compromise: Modern Textualism and State Sovereign Immunity, 84 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1135 (2009).
All the President's Czars, The Weekly Standard, October 12, 2009.
The Undead Constitution, Policy Review, October-November 2009.
Member of the Editorial Board, The New York Sun, 2004-05
Associate Editor, Policy Review, 2001-04
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the District of Colorado