Terence Y. Leong - Associate

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Terence Y. Leong

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New York
Phone: +1 212-446-5949
Fax: +1 212-446-6460
Overview

Professional Profile

Terence Leong is a litigation associate in Kirkland’s New York office and focuses his practice on civil litigation in federal and state courts, including complex commercial, securities, ERISA, and managed care matters. In addition, Terence has experience in government and internal investigations and also maintains an active pro bono practice.


Representative Matters

  • Represents social media company and its officers and directors in defense of securities class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits following one of the largest initial public offerings in history.

  • Represents health insurer in a series of putative class actions alleging ERISA, antitrust, and RICO violations regarding the health insurer's payment practices.

  • Represents health insurer in a series of federal actions alleging various federal and state law claims, including ERISA, antitrust, and RICO violations regarding the health insurer's reimbursement practices for non-participating providers.

  • Represents commercial real estate brokerage in multiple cases in different federal and state jurisdictions alleging tortious interference arising from the hiring of commercial real estate brokers formerly employed by a bankrupt competitor.

  • Represents major international bank in connection with government investigation into alleged manipulation of commodities markets.

  • Represented health care consulting company and its officers and directors in shareholder class actions, derivative suits, and regulatory inquiries regarding earnings restatement.


Publications

When Software We Buy Is Not Actually Ours: An Analysis of Vernor v. Autodesk on the First Sale Doctrine and Essential Step Defense, 10 NW. J. TECH. & INTELL. PROP. 239 (2012)

Co-Author, Giving it our Best Shot: Challenges to Broad Vaccination Rates in Children and Why We Should Target the Doctor-Patient Relationship, 4 VAND. HEALTH L. & PUB. POL'Y FORUM 14 (2012)


Courts

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

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