Luke P. McLoughlin
focuses his practice on complex litigation matters, and has significant experience representing clients in business disputes involving financial instruments, trade secrets, software, and contracts.
Mr. McLoughlin represents financial institutions, corporate entities and individual clients in complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States, and has represented clients at all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation counseling and investigation, discovery, motion practice, requests for injunctive relief, and trial.
In addition to his trial practice, Mr. McLoughlin represents companies on appeal before the federal and state courts. In a recent U.S. Supreme Court case (Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States), Mr. McLoughlin represented the National Veteran Small Business Coalition and numerous other national veterans organizations and veteran-owned businesses as amici curiae. In a ruling affecting billions of dollars of government contracts and thousands of veteran-owned small businesses, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld expanded competitive bidding opportunities for veteran-owned small businesses, as urged by the petitioner and the amici.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McLoughlin served as law clerk to the Hon. Marjorie O. Rendell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for the Hon. Leonard B. Sand of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. McLoughlin is admitted to practice in New York and Pennsylvania. He is a 2005 magna cum laude graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was articles editor of the New York University Law Review, and a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2011-present
•Jenner & Block LLP
- Associate, 2007-2011
•U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Marjorie O. Rendell, 2006-2007
•U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Leonard B. Sand, 2005-2006
•Contributor, Duane Morris Appellate Review Blog
•Author, U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That Veterans Are Entitled to Full Set of Competitive Bidding Opportunities Congress Enacted in 2006 Veterans Act, Duane Morris Alert, June 17, 2016
•Co-author, Russia's Personal Data Localization Law: Expanding Enforcement, Duane Morris Alert, April 27, 2016
•Co-author, Russia's Personal Data Localization Law Goes into Effect, Duane Morris Alert, October 16, 2015
•Co-author, Russia's New Personal Data Localization Law Goes into Effect in September 2015, Duane Morris Alert, June 15, 2015
•Featured in Litigator in the Spotlight by Jan Wolfe, The American Lawyer, January 2013
•Note, Gingles in Limbo: Coalitional Districts, Party Primaries and Manageable Vote Dilution Claims, 80 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 312 (2005), cited in LULAC v. Perry, 548 U.S. 399 (2006), quoted in Bartlett v. Strickland, 556 U.S. 1 (2009)
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Kingdomware at the Supreme Court, Veterans' Entrepreneurship Task Force (VET-Force) hosted by the SBA Office of Veterans Business Development, September 8, 2015
•Speaker, Veterans Small Business Forum, Veterans' Entrepreneurship Task Force (VET-Force), July 12, 2016