Earl A. Kirkland III is an attorney in Anderson Kill's New York office. He focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation and insurance recovery, exclusively on behalf of policyholders. He is also a member of the firm's Regulatory, Investigations and White Collar Group and works on matters pertaining to cryptocurrency regulation.
Prior to joining Anderson Kill, Earl was an associate at a boutique litigation firm where he litigated wage and hour, consumer protection, and data privacy class and collective actions in state and federal court.
Earl previously served as both an Education Fellow and the John Payton Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy Fellow at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF). At LDF, Earl litigated complex civil rights matters across the country involving issues of educational equity, criminal justice, and voting rights.
Prior to joining LDF, Earl served as a law clerk to the Honorable Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the Honorable Linda V. Parker of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the Honorable Edward Ewell of the Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan.