Biography

Kimberly A. Justice, a partner at Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (“KTMC”) and co-chair of its antitrust practice group, is a respected litigator and experienced trial lawyer who has dedicated her career to obtaining justice for those harmed by corporate fraud.  She focuses her practice on securities fraud and antitrust class action litigation and serves as a trial advisor within the firm.  Since joining KTMC, Ms. Justice has secured sizeable recoveries on behalf of investors in several high-profile securities fraud cases.  E.g., In re Lehman Bros. Equity/Debt Sec. Litig., No. 08-cv-5523 (S.D.N.Y) ($616 million recovery); and Luther, et al. v. Countrywide Fin. Corp., No. 12-cv-05125 (C.D. Cal.) ($500 million recovery).  Ms. Justice also served as lead counsel and lead trial attorney in In re Longtop Financial Technologies Securities Litigation, No. 11-cv-3658 (S.D.N.Y), successfully obtaining a jury verdict in favor of investors in one of the rare securities class actions to proceed to trial.  Kimberly currently serves as lead or co-lead counsel in several nationwide securities fraud and antitrust class actions. 

Ms. Justice joined KTMC after nearly a decade of serving as a trial attorney and prosecutor in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where she led teams of trial attorneys and law enforcement agents who investigated and prosecuted domestic and international cartel cases and related violations of federal law, and where her success at trial was recognized with the Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Award of Distinction for outstanding contribution to the protection of American consumers and competition.

Ms. Justice graduated magna cum laude from Temple University School of Law and cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Kalamazoo College.  Ms. Justice also served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable William H. Yohn, Jr. (retired) in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Justice frequently lectures and serves on discussion panels concerning antitrust and securities litigation matters and currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute and as an Advisory Council Member for The Duke Conferences:  Bench-Bar-Academy Distinguished Lawyers’ Series.