Jeff Goldfine is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s New York office. Jeff has a varied practice, representing private equity and other investment firms, public and private companies, boards of directors, and individuals in state and federal courts and before arbitration tribunals throughout the country. Jeff has experience in the courtroom and the boardroom, counseling clients on a multitude of issues including business disputes, M&A litigation, corporate governance, restructurings, and securities litigation.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author, “Five Ways Securities Class Action Defendants Can Play Offense,” New York Law Journal, December 2021


“Future Star,” Benchmark Litigation, 2024


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2015

    Fordham Urban Law Journal

    2015 William M. Tendy Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition Champion

  • The George Washington UniversityB.A., Political Sciencemagna cum laude2012