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Jeffrey R. Kivetz

  • Shareholder

Practice Areas:

  • Municipal Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Government Representation
  • Employment Discrimination Defense
  • Employee Internal Investigation


Jeff is a graduate of New York University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Jeff studied law at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island and in 2005 received his Juris Doctor degree. After law school, Jeff practiced for eight years as a civil litigation attorney with the boutique law firm of Margulies Wind, P.C. located in Jersey City, New Jersey. As a civil litigator in New Jersey, Jeff primarily handled commercial and small business disputes, negligence liability and employment law matters. He is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Bar. In 2013, Jeff was named a New Jersey Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the field of general litigation and named by Super Lawyers as an Illinois Rising Star in Civil Rights Litigation for 2015. 



  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • J.D. - 2005
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 2005
  • New York, 2006
  • Wisconsin, 2012
  • Illinois, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana


  • Super Lawyers New Jersey Rising Star

Past Positions

  • Margulies Wind, P.C., Attorney, 2005 to 2013

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association - Chicago Chapter, 2013 to 2013
  • The Chicago Bar Association, 2013 to 2013