Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
850 Third Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
phone: (800) 290-1952,

(212) 687-1980
fax: (212) 687-7714
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Ralph E. Labaton*

Law Clerk


Ralph E. Labaton focuses on litigating complex securities and antitrust cases on behalf of institutional investors and businesses, as well as on investigating and evaluating potential claims.  Mr. Labaton is also involved in litigating consumer protection and digital privacy cases.

While in law school, Mr. Labaton worked for a national plaintiff’s litigation firm, focusing on securities litigation and corporate governance matters.  He also worked as a legal intern for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement, and completed a fellowship with the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Mr. Labaton earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School (2016) with a concentration in Business Law & Regulation, where he was the Vice President of the Mock Trial Board and a Co-Founder of The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law.  Mr. Labaton also earned the CALI Award for Excellence for his efforts in the Securities Law Clinic, where he represented aggrieved investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings.  Mr. Labaton earned his B.B.A., cum laude, from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business (2013).

*Mr. Labaton is not yet admitted to practice law.  His legal work is supervised by members of the New York State Bar.