B.A., Yale; J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan Kossak is a Counsel in Miller & Chevalier’s Litigation Department who focuses on defending corporations and individual executives in actions brought by whistleblowers, federal and state agencies, bankruptcy trustees, and other private litigants. Professor Kossak’s experience includes False Claims Act litigation, breach of fiduciary duty actions, claw-back litigation and corporate governance conflicts. Professor Kossak also has experience in white collar criminal defense matters, and helped to secure a full acquittal for a client after a four-week criminal tax shelter trial in federal court.
Professor Kossak’s extensive pro bono practice includes work for the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP) with whom he has partnered to exonerate two clients who were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in the mid-1980s for sexual assaults they did not commit. Professor Kossak was awarded the Maryland State Bar Association and Pro Bono Resource Center’s Young Lawyers Section Alex Fee Memorial Award in 2016 and MAIP’s Defender of Innocence Award in 2014 for his work in this area.
Prior to arriving at Miller & Chevalier, Professor Kossak clerked for the Honorable Anita B. Brody in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and worked as an associate at WilmerHale. Professor Kossak also was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and was the first official Editor of the Law Review‘s online supplement.